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.
Decrease in hospitalization
Source: Georgetown University Research
Increase in family income
Source: Georgetown University´s Research
People have been assisted
Source: Saúde Criança Association
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
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
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 received the GHC-GBC Health Business Action award in the category Best Community Investment Initiative.15/12 read more
Have you already donated a smile to Saúde Criança?08/12 read more
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