As mulheres são o principal e o mais rápido caminho para o desenvolvimento de um país. Com essa premissa, o ELAS Fundo de Investimento Social promove o protagonismo e os direitos humanos das mulheres captando e investindo recursos em suas iniciativas. E para valorizar empresas, instituições, fundações e pessoas físicas que apoiam jovens meninas e mulheres, o ELAS abriu as inscrições para o prêmio Doar para Transformar edição 2010.
People and institutions can register for the Giving for change Award until May 10, based on the date of posting at the post office, by sending information about the projects or organizations of girls, young people and women that they support. Journalists, meanwhile, must send their reports on social investment in them for analysis by the judges.
To celebrate the month of mothers, the Women Investing in Women Donor Circle will be coming to São Paulo and Brasília. On May 17, at 7pm, women from São Paulo are invited to a Happy Hour at Café Paõn in Moema. Invitations to the event cost R$ 75.00, with part of the proceeds donated to ELAS' activities. The menu will include lots of food and drinks specially selected for the occasion.
At the end of March, a group of young women from the Jardim Batan community (RJ) took the first step towards building a business together.
In April, representatives of the groups selected in the 12th ELAS Project Competition, held with the support of the Kellog Foundation, met in Salvador (BA). The agenda included moments of reflection, motivation, exchange and coexistence through various workshops that strengthened the leaders and worked on the consequences of racism.
Groups of girls, young people and women who work in sport, health and well-being will be the next...
Casa Julieta de Serpa, in Rio de Janeiro, welcomed around a hundred women to a charity tea held in partnership with ELAS. The event celebrated International Women's Day and the launch of the Women Investing in Women Donor Circle.
The Brazilian Geological Survey (CPRM) hosted the Angelita Fashion Campaign as part of its celebrations for International Women's Day.
UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women), represented by its Regional Director for the Southern Cone, Rebecca Tavares, and Program Officer Junia Puglia, visited ELAS headquarters in Rio de Janeiro in March.
The month of March marked the first meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Area of the IWFN (International Women's Fund Network) and ConMujeres (Consortium of Women's Funds in Latin America and the Caribbean) in Brazil.
On March 8, in addition to celebrating International Women's Day, women's organizations around the world will pay tribute to the Haitian feminist leaders who died in January.
The demonstration will take place on March 8, at 10:30 a.m., in Praça do Patriarca,...