After benefitting more than 1300 artisans, Asta is launching Entusiasta: a national platform for artisans and seamstresses empowerment, accessible to every artisan in Brazil ofering training and access to the market.
IMPACT: Since 2009, Asta maintains a 40% business growth and has generated $2M in extra income for Brazillian artisans, mainly women.
Rede Nami trains and prepares artists and art educators to respond to prejudice and racial, ethnic, class, religious, and sexual orientation discrimination.
IMPACT: Rede Nami has positively impacted thousands of women, men and youth across Brazil through their socially empowering street art interventions.
It offers an array of professional training courses combined with psycho-social support, classes on gender parity and development of self-esteem significantly increasing their chances for employment, accelerating their socio-economic advancement and fostering gender empowerment.
IMPACT: MEC has already trained more than 5,200 women. MEC students leave the course with an increase in their income.
Casa Angela’s innovative model connected with the public health system is exemplary in Brazil and beyond. Casa Angela participates actively in local and regional networks and is launching a project to disseminate the methodology through courses, research and consultancies.
IMPACT: Casa Angela benefits around 3000 women yearly, attracts more than 10,000 attendances and dozens of professionals trained in midwifery, as nurses and doctors.
Acreditar considers it essential to develop a teaching-learning relationship with the entrepreneurs, highlighting fundamental issues of administration, financial education, sustainability and resistance to exclusion mechanisms.
IMPACT: Acreditar has served more than 10,000 entrepreneurs fostering a culture of female entrepreneurship in a socio-economic context that historically tends to stifle creativity, innovation & women’s emancipation in rural areas of Brazil.
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Most recently, Themis has develop two apps to democratize access to justice and protect women that are victims of domestic violence.
IMPACT: Themis participated in the National Consortium for the Violence Against Women Act 2016. In Brazil 55 NGOs were trained by Themis.
Through the NGO Think Olga and social enterprise Think Eva, Juliana has highlighted women’s rights and raised the level of gender discussion on many platforms including mainstream media, business and individuals.
IMPACT: Think Olga has more than 150,000 followers on Facebook; First Harassment campaign generated 80,000 tweets and resulted in over 11M online searches.
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