Skip to content
NVP Brazil partnering with the YOU Foundation and HOPE’87 in a major educational favela project

Press release -

NVP Brazil partnering with the YOU Foundation and HOPE’87 in a major educational favela project

The Non-Violence Project Foundation is thrilled to share the partneship realized by NVP Brazil in a pre-school project «Creche Comunitária Amigos – Santos, an initiative dedicated to children in the favela Morro São Bento in Santos city.

Creche Comunitária Amigos – Santos is the result of the tireless work of UNITED TEAMS, thestrategic alliance of the YOU Foundation (Germany) and HOPE’87 (Austria).

NVP Brazil is bringing its educational expertise both to children and adults through workshops on peaceful conflict resolution, the importance of self esteem and other key tools to prevent and reduce violence.

Thanks to UNESCO Special Ambassador, Dr. Ute Hernriette Ohoven, who raised funds for the YOU Foundation, this project will enable infrastructural improvement works in the preschool facility hosting around 150 children as well as the improvement of the educational programs and  material, all in a Covid protective environment.

The workshops provided by NVP Brazil will be carried out over a 12 months period with monthly sessions involving all children, 15 teachers and staff, as well as an outreach program to the community of Morro São Bento.

CONTACTS

The Non-Violence Project Foundation

General information: info@nonviolence.com

NVP Brazil

Country Manager: Markus.schruf@nonviolence.com

You Foundation – www. you-stiftung.de

sekretariat@you-stiftung.de

    Hope ’87 - www.hope 87.at

    office@hope87.at

    Categories


    The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) is a non-profit organisation with a mission to inspire, motivate and engage young people to learn how to solve conflicts peacefully. NVPF was founded in 1993 in Switzerland and has educated more than 9million young people, teachers, and sports coaches on five continents. www.nonviolence.com 

    Related content

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation strengthens its partnership with EHL, the prestigious hospitality management school, on sexual harassment prevention

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation strengthens its partnership with EHL, the prestigious hospitality management school, on sexual harassment prevention

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF) is pleased to announce the strengthening of its collaboration with Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) on sexual harassment prevention. Since fall 2019, over 1400 first year EHL students were trained as part of the institution’s Sexual Harassment Prevention (SHP) Initiative. In 2021, around 1200 students will attend the training as well as 500 EHL staff.

    RightBridge Ventures AB (“RBV”) and The Non-Violence Project Foundation (“NVPF”) join forces to make e-sport and gaming a safer place through the KNOT OK initiative.

    RightBridge Ventures AB (“RBV”) and The Non-Violence Project Foundation (“NVPF”) join forces to make e-sport and gaming a safer place through the KNOT OK initiative.

    KNOT OK initiative intends to provide young people with references, tools and discussion spaces that empower them against toxic behaviours. The goal of the partnership between RightBridge Ventures and NVPF is to empower young people, with special focus on female gamers and e-sport fans, to manage toxic behaviour in e-sport and gaming platforms.

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation and The Charlie Chaplin Museum Foundation with Chaplin’s World support are strengthening their partnership throughout 2021

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation and The Charlie Chaplin Museum Foundation with Chaplin’s World support are strengthening their partnership throughout 2021

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation(NVPF) and The Charlie Chaplin Museum Foundation (CCMF), with Chaplin’s World (CW), the only museum dedicated to Charlie Chaplin in the world, are pleased to announce, on the international human rights day, that they are strengthening their collaboration through joint initiatives that will develop throughout 2021.

    Fashion with a purpose: Swedish streetwear brand Elly Pistol launches a Non-Violence collection

    Fashion with a purpose: Swedish streetwear brand Elly Pistol launches a Non-Violence collection

    Swedish street-and active wear brand Elly Pistol is in the fore front of the recent fashion with a purpose trend. Elly Pistol’s statement pieces are not just eye-catching clothes, they are actual statements for important and powerful messages. Their new collection is a collaboration with Non-Violence, a global NGO with a mission to inspire, motivate and engage people through education.

    We inspire, motivate and engage people to learn how to solve conflicts peacefully through raising awareness and education.

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation empowers people with creative tools and skills to cultivate awareness and understanding of non-violence, enabling them to overcome violence, leading to a virtuous cycle of positive impact. We believe that knowledge is power, and that creativity can help unlock the full potential of this power through skill-based learning and learning tools that are more engaging, impactful, and relevant to the needs of today and tomorrow.

    We have educated more than 9 million people on five continents since the organisation was founded in 1993 in Switzerland. Our education programs and outreach initiatives have won several awards for best practise. President Obama awarded NVP the ”President’s Call to Service Award” in 2011. Other awards include the Presidential Daily Light Award, received by President Bill Clinton, the Paul Harris Fellow Award given by Rotary International, the American National Safety Council Award for best practise and the Weed & Seed Award given by US Justice Department in 2009.

    It is thanks to our 30-year legacy, symbol of the Knotted Gun, innovative methods, and a growing community of change advocates like you that we can shape a more peaceful and non-violent world.

    We are a non-profit based in Geneva, Switzerland, but operating globally, which means you can join us wherever you are.

    For more information about us and our initiatives please visit www.nonviolence.com or contact us at admin@nonviolence.com

    The Non-Violence Project Foundation

    Avenue Louis Casaï 18
    1209 Geneva
    Switzerland