Saúde Criança Association
Saúde Criança is a social organization with a pioneer methodology that assists children who have been hospitalized and are living below the poverty line by fostering the economic and social self-sufficiency of their families.
Founded in 1991 by Dr. Vera Cordeiro, Saúde Criança is a Brazilian nonprofit organization with no political or religious affiliations.
People have been assisted
Source: Saúde Criança Association
Increase in family income
Source: Georgetown University´s Research
Decrease in hospitalization
Source: Georgetown University Research
Support our work!
Your purchases will benefit children from families at social risk! Many of the products sold are made at Saúde Criança headquarters by mothers who have already been assisted by the organization. Sorry, but our online shop is only available in Portuguese, and we deliver only in Brazil.
Saúde Criança created a powerful method of social inclusion for the poorest.
Muhammad Yunus 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
What has kept me involved with Saúde Criança for so long is my absolute belief in their competency and integrity.
Arminio Fraga Economist and president of the Saúde Criança Trust Fund
Saúde Criança is an extraordinary, world class work made with heart and entrepreneurship.
Bil Drayton President of ASHOKA
Everything that the Solidarity Community intends to be, states, and expects in terms of support from society, is executed here, in the Saúde Criança Project.
Ruth Cardoso Brazilian First Lady (1994 - 2002)
Vera Cordeiro presented the work of Saúde Criança in the session “Creating a Business Model to Spread a Proven Family Program”.03/08 read more
Cristana Velloso, Saúde Criança’s executive director, took part in the documentary “Ending Extreme Poverty”, produced by Battery Powered02/07 read more