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


92%

Increase in family income

Source: Georgetown University´s Research


86%

Decrease in hospitalization

Source: Georgetown University 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

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)

News

Saúde Criança elected as one of the most influential NGO in the world

The Swiss entity Global Geneva, formerly known as The Global Journal, published yesterday a ranking of the 500 more relevant non-governmental organizations in the world and Saúde Criança Association is in 21st position, remaining the first in Latin America.

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Saúde Criança in Portugal

Vera Cordeiro, founder and Chairman of Saúde Criança, spent last week in Portugal participating in various events on social entrepreneurship.

26/01 read more
We’re back!

We’re back!

Today we resume our activities wishing you all a 2015 rich in achievements and filled with joy!

05/01 read more

Sponsors

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