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.

Where we are


Our Results


86%

Decrease in hospitalization

Source: Georgetown University Research

 


50.000

People have been assisted 

Source: Saúde Criança Association


92%

Increase in family income

Source: Georgetown University´s Research

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

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

Bil Drayton President of ASHOKA

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

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)

News

Belo Horizonte´s City Hall applies methodology of Suade Crianca

Cristina Velloso, executive director of Saude Crianca, and Tereza Pazo, manager of assistance and response, met with municipal secretaries responsible for the BH Cidadania program along with 100 technicians from the municipality.

31/08 read more
Zeca Pagodinho and MPB FM’s staff visit Saúde Criança

Sorry, this entry is only available in Portuguese

 

20/08 read more
Saúde Criança in the Aspen Forum

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

Sponsors

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