Join us in the fight for sustainable development of communities in the Amazon! With your help, we already made the difference and we will do more! Let's strengthen community entrepreneurship, promote gender equality, and enhance access to education and culture. Join us on this journey of positive and sustainable impact!
On this page, you will see an overview of past campaigns and future projects.
Who we are
We are a passionate and dedicated youth-led climate and social activist group founded by members of Fridays for Future Brazil committed to driving positive change and fostering a more sustainable future. With an unwavering sense of social responsibility, our organization firmly believes in the power of collective action to tackle the pressing challenges that our planet and society face. We tirelessly advocate for environmental conservation, champion social equity, and empower marginalized communities. Through our impactful initiatives and campaigns, we strive to raise awareness, inspire meaningful action, and create a lasting impact for future generations. Our sustainability-focused campaigns are carefully designed to generate both short-term and long-term effects, ensuring that our efforts create lasting change rather than isolated moments. Join us on this transformative journey as we lead the way towards progress, shaping a better world for all.
Supporting Indigenous Communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Telehealth Centers: To ensure access to healthcare services while preventing the spread of the virus, we established Telehealth Centers in indigenous communities. These centers provided virtual consultations, medical advice, and psychological support, allowing community members to receive necessary care without risking exposure to COVID-19.
Distribution of Food Baskets: Recognizing the importance of food security during challenging times, we implemented a comprehensive food distribution program. Through this initiative, we provided nutritious food baskets to indigenous families, ensuring they had access to essential sustenance without needing to leave their communities and risk exposure to the virus.
Education and Awareness Campaigns: We launched extensive education and awareness campaigns to promote preventive measures, such as regular handwashing, social distancing, and proper mask usage. By disseminating accurate information in indigenous languages, we empowered communities to protect themselves and prevent the spread of the virus within their populations.
Empowerment of Women: Acknowledging the crucial role of women in community resilience, we implemented programs to support and empower indigenous women. We provided training, resources, and mentorship to enable women to develop their own sustainable businesses and contribute to the economic well-being of their families and communities.
These impactful initiatives have played a vital role in protecting indigenous communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, promoting their overall well-being, and fostering long-term resilience in the face of future challenges.
Ensuring Food Security in Indigenous Communities
During the first phase of our campaign, we reached out to 18 indigenous communities in Manaus, providing food assistance to 759 families, totaling 3,036 individuals. Additionally, we extended our efforts to 5 municipalities in the interior of Amazonas, supporting 1,261 families, comprising 5,044 individuals, with food baskets, hygiene kits, and cloth masks. Through these interventions, we directly impacted a total of 2,020 supported families, equivalent to 8,080 individuals.
Building upon the success of the initial phase, our second phase focused on expanding food security initiatives. In collaboration with indigenous communities, we delivered 622 food baskets, 250 hygiene products, and 24,100 liters of clean drinking water to the RESEX of Rio Gregório in the municipality of Eirunepé. These provisions helped sustain and nourish the communities during the aftermath of the Juruá River flood. Collectively, our efforts in the second phase positively impacted numerous families and individuals, contributing to their food security and well-being.
Sport and well being
In the realm of sports, our campaign had significant impacts. We supported and empowered indigenous athletes, enabling them to participate in national canoeing championships. One of our indigenous athletes even achieved a remarkable gold medal in the Brazilian Canoeing Speed Championship. By providing opportunities and resources, we showcased the talent and resilience of indigenous communities in the sports arena. Additionally, we promoted the importance of physical activity and sports as a means of improving health and well-being among indigenous populations. Through these endeavors, we fostered inclusivity, celebrated indigenous sporting achievements, and highlighted the power of sports in promoting unity and positive social change.
Indigenous Entrepreneurship Phase 2: Empowering Indigenous Youth through Audiovisual Training
The SOS Amazonia Fund (SAF) is embarking on a project titled "Empreendedorismo indígena Fase 2" (Indigenous Entrepreneurship Phase 2) aimed at empowering Indigenous youth in the Inhãa-Bé community in Manaus, Brazil. The project focuses on providing in-person training in audiovisual skills and content generation to 30 young Indigenous individuals. This initiative is closely aligned with the principles of climate justice and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations.