New Philanthropic Fund focuses on quality education for low-income students

A Sitawi Finanças do Bem anuncia novo Fundo Filantrópico voltado para a educação: o Janelas Abertas. Direcionado a alunos de baixa renda com alto potencial, o Fundo é liderado pela associação Janelas Abertas e visa conceder bolsas para aqueles que, sem apoio financeiro, não teriam acesso a uma educação de qualidade.

The purpose of the initiative is to foster diversity and transform more and more young people from different backgrounds into leaders who bring unique perspectives to solve the problems we face today. Leaders empowered to change Brazil.minibanner

Janelas Abertas is an independent, non-profit association that believes in education as the main tool for transformation and empowerment of people with different life histories so that they have opportunities to achieve their dreams. The organization was created to provide more scholarships so that children and adolescents with different realities of life could access quality education at Escola Eleva, in Rio de Janeiro. 

The program's expectation is to initiate a paradigm shift in the country's scholarship system, serving as an inspiration for other institutions of excellence. By 2022, the program expects to reach a percentage of 20% of scholarship students at Escola Eleva, which, in 2018, has 55 scholarship students and families. In addition to financial support, the association offers pedagogical and psychological support to students and their families as a way of contributing to their personal and educational growth.

“We must see these students as multiplying agents. They are citizens who will see that barriers can, and must, be deconstructed, towards a much more beautiful world.” Mother of a high school scholarship student

In order to maximize the impact of the Scholarship Program, Escola Eleva and the Janelas Abertas association established a matchfunding: for each student financed by a donor from the association, Escola Eleva will guarantee the education of one more student, until the goal of 20% of scholarship students is reached.

All donations made to the association are directed to the Janelas Abertas Fund and intended to finance the study of low-income children and young people in Rio de Janeiro. The amount collected by the association - via matchfunding e/ou doação direta – é  gerenciado pela Sitawi Finanças do Bem.

“O Fundo Filantrópico da Sitawi possibilita a doação de pessoas físicas e jurídicas por meio de diversos canais, além de destinar os recursos para a causa do projeto de forma rápida e efetiva, garantindo a melhor gestão financeira e transparência nas transações. Dessa forma, permite que a associação foque nas atividades de gestão geral do projeto para atingir cada vez mais impacto social positivo. ”

Watch the interview given to the Futura channel here and discover the scholarship program in this link.

Interested in being part of this transformation? You can make a donation. For recurring donations, go to improvement, and for one-off donations, send an email to Bolsas@escolaeleva.com.br

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