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How to participate

A partnership with the Criança é Vida (Child is Life) Institute provides the opportunity to engage in social work, by joining efforts with those who already have years of experience in projects for companies. Thus, by joining forces, we have a greater impact on society. We work to strengthen family and community.

Donations made to qualified entities such as the Civil Society Organization of Public Interest (OSCIP) can be deducted as expenses by donating companies taxed under the real profit regime, up to 2% of operating profit, both for purposes of income taxes and for social contributions on profits. (Law No.9.249/95, Art. 13; RIR, Art. 365, Item II and MP No. 2158-35/01).

  • Companies can sponsor Criança é Vida (Child Is Life) Institute projects for Brazilian cities of their interest. Over recent years we have developed projects with public schools in cities like Paranaguá, in the state of Paraná, Candeias, in the state of Bahia, Sorriso, in the state of Mato Grosso, Rio Verde, in the state of Goiás, Trairi, in the state of Ceará, São Lourenço da Mata, Glória do Goitá and Feira Nova, in the state of Pernambuco, Campinas, Souzas and Mogi das Cruzes in the state of São Paulo, and Souzas, funded by the following companies: Mosaic, Eólica Faísa and MSD.
  • Companies can also contract projects for corporate volunteering. Volunteering projects are analyzed on a case by case basis according to company needs and availability. Over the Institute’s history, we have had volunteer groups in the following companies: Schering-Plough, Mantecorp, Elly Lilly, Macro, Vedacit, Carrefour and MSD.
  • Companies can provide the Institute with financial support or services.

Partner Category

  • Maintainers – a Maintaining Partner offers financial support for maintenance of the Institute and its projects as a whole. Our maintaining partners include: ABADHS, AGEM and MSD.
  • Multiplying Partners – a Multiplying Partner support specific institute projects, or their multiplication in a particular city of the country. Former or current multiplying partners include: Bovespa, Instituto Hedging&Griffo, Carrefour, Banco Votorantim.
  • Operating Partners – Operating Partners offer services necessary for institute operation free of charge. They are: FLAG Comunicação, JAD LOG, Pinhão e Koiffman Advogados, Sapiens Associados, Casa Ronald McDonald, Observer Pesquisas de Marketing.
  • Supporters – Supporting companies contribute financially to support institute activities. They are: Gonçalves S.A. Indústria Gráfica, JAD Log, Rosa Empreendimentos Imobiliários Ltda., Gráficos Sangar Ltda., Nordeplast Indústria e Comércio de Plásticos Ltda., Uniflexo Indústria Gráfica Ltda., Fortknox Tecnologia de Segurança Ltda.

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  • They can register for free participation in training activities in São Paulo, Guarulhos, Taboão da Serra, Barueri, Embu das Artes, Embu Guaçu, Itapecerica da Serra, São Bernardo do Campo, Santos, Mogi das Cruzes, Campinas, Rio de Janeiro, Itaguaí, Mesquita, Baixada Fluminense.
  • Other municipalities, close to the cities offering projects, can also subscribe as long as they form a group of 18 institutions involved in education and social assistance programs, with at least two educators per institution that provide care to children and adolescents in the project age group.
  • Social organizations, public schools and social networks are considered to be organizations that benefit from the projects. They receive training, but do not provide financial support to the Institute. For this reason, they have no right to promote their logos on Criança é Vida (Child is Life) Institute materials.
  • They can contract projects from the Criança é Vida (Child is Life) Institute for training educators or a group of students. Costs depend on the project and number of students.