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-sustainability of their families.

Founded in 1991 by Dr. Vera Cordeiro, Saúde Criança is a Brazilian nonprofit organization with no political or religious affiliations.

Where we are


Our Results


86%

Decrease in hospitalization

Source: Georgetown University Research

 


92%

Increase in family income

Source: Georgetown University´s Research


50.000

People have been assisted 

Source: Saúde Criança Association

Store

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.

Testimonials

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 created a powerful method of social inclusion for the poorest.

Muhammad Yunus 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

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)

Saúde Criança is an extraordinary, world class work made with heart and entrepreneurship.

Bil Drayton President of ASHOKA

News

Saúde Criança wins award in Washington, DC

Saúde Criança received the GHC-GBC Health Business Action award in the category Best Community Investment Initiative.

15/12 read more
Donate a smile!

Have you already donated a smile to Saúde Criança?

08/12 read more
J&J brings together two caring champion NGOs

The American teenager Ethan King, founder of social organization Charity Ball, took advantage of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States to meet Brazil and Saúde Criança Association. With the support from Johnson & Johnson, he managed to distribute soccer balls to the children at Saúde Criança.

27/11 read more

Sponsors

Founder Vera Cordeiro is a social entrepreneur for Ashoka, Skoll Foundation, Schwab Foundation, and a leader for Avina.