Who we are

The Institute

The Instituto Criança é Vida (Child is Life Institute) is a non-profit organization that develops projects to support what doctors and psychologists see as the minimum necessary to prevent diseases and ensure the healthy development of babies, children and adolescents. The main focus of the projects is their physical, emotional and social health.

The Instituto Criança é Vida (Child is Life Institute) was born as a social project run by a private company, in 1996, working initially with 20 volunteers in 9 institutions. Today, it works with over 700 institutions and capacitates more than 1,800 Certified Instructors to support its projects, benefiting over 52,000 people, both children, adolescents and adults.