Youths working for peace and love to children and needy people

Published on February 24, 2014 um 10:10

Name of Enterprise

Família Pipa


Doutor Mario Soares 76
19.360-000 Santo Anastácio - São Paulo

Your title/position

Founder and current CEO

Type of Enterprise

nonprofit organization , informal program/project

Enterprise has a positive impact on

peace-building, environment, education , health, sustainable energy, poverty reduction , elderly , cultural diversity, youth

Year the enterprise was founded



Summary of your enterprise

The Família Pipa is an ONG established on 1 September 2008 for teens. We performed even without own facilities and no government support, more than 200,000 donations, benefiting more than 45,000 people, including children and seniors. Raised over R$ 75,000 thousand reais during those five years of Institution (R$ 35,000 thousand reais only in 2013 - which shows great progress). Fundraising has always been from the trust and affection of residents, businesses and charitable events (since so far we have received no government investment). We started last year creating advertising campaigns to encourage donations and volunteerism, seeking more partners for the sake of charity and good for others. The Group is looking to help others and contribute to an even better community understanding that does not need to go far away, and there are many things to be done in the environment where each volunteer lives. Currently, the Família Pipa participates of project social public and/or anonymously in nine cities of the region, benefiting more than twelve municipalities. The works are based on search in favor of rights and guarantees to the population, claiming, where necessary, and even denouncing the government, the police and the public prosecutor, environmental crime, trafficking and consumption of drugs and precariousness in the municipality, environmental protection, cultural preservation and encouragement, education, welfare and health. Withdrew, over time, more than three tons of waste into streams, lakes, rivers and forests in an attempt to preserve the environment and all species, as well as conducting educational campaigns for environmental preservation, tree planting, replanting riparian forests on slopes, ravines and conducting afforestation activities and donating recyclable materials removed from such environments cleanings, to collectors of recycling registered on Institutional Program "Recycling for Life" (including electronic gathering material for distribution mutirões Junk).

Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development

We pass on to families with poor economic conditions and low-income children more than 200 thousand items, including: food, furniture, electronics, appliances, toys, books, clothes, blankets, shoes and the like (there have been dozens of truckloads of donations). Overall there were over 45,000 thousand people benefited directly with social action, charity lunch, including the management of employment - mainly people who came out of the prison system - and construction projects, where we donate building material and to refurbish and build free homes to low-income people, these five years group. In addition to families, serve nurseries, APAE, churches, nursing homes, psychiatric hospital, orphanage, schools and social projects. We perform plays to all audiences, created by volunteers, humorous, educational, about drugs, sexuality, solidarity, family, traffic, school, poetry, etc., with various studies and large parties with clowns on holidays and activities in historical and cultural preservation as well as health and safety campaigns. In the city of our headquarters (Santo Anastácio São Paulo), brought the Municipal Museum for the Internet, in order to protect our culture and benefit former residents, students and researchers from all parts. The Board of Family Pipa is composed of 10 members, counting the "Volunteer Program" all those who, jointly, are willing to help. Have passed through our volunteering almost 200 people, 13-60 years old. None of the members and volunteers receive wage subsidy. Acquired all the capital is reversed, in full, in performing works of charity. We carry everything for love of neighbor.

Sustainability and future plans

The Família Pipa intends to acquire wheelchairs, bath chairs, walkers, strollers for newborns, canes, crutches for the creation of "Free Loan System", where the need of such an object can use up where useful. Moreover, the Família Pipa is planning the 2017 "Water for all Program" which will build wells in places of great scarcity of water, especially in the region northeast, punching the ground in search of water and preparing the environment for the production of community gardens that will serve to consumption and income generation to benefit needy families may, after NGO support, for irrigation of land, electricity supply of homes - or even a community center for sanitation to the population - planning includes renewable energy sources such as wind, geothermal and even panels solar. Another project already for the year 2015 is the "Incentive Program Study", where Família Pipa will give full scholarships for children and adolescents students from low-income who are good and want to further their studies in private schools, including supporting legal, medical and dental care, transportation, food, purchase of books and handouts. The program initially aims serve children, adolescents and young people who are in public schools and want to deepen the studies in elementary and secondary education, technical and higher education, funding the payment of vestibular and enrollment. The long term, Família Pipa is intended to encompass the encouragement the extension courses, postgraduate and exchange. After the acquiring a large physical space, we study the creation of the "Cologne Cosiness" for the treatment of drug addicts and alcohol, and a shelter for the homeless, providing a place to sleep and eat in exchange for the rehabilitation. Professional and leisure activities such as theater, music, crafts, gardening, painting, film, literature, etc. would offered.

Your profile as an entrepreneur

My name is Bruno Costa Lozzi, I live in Brazil, in the State of São Paulo, in a small town called Santo Anastácio. I was awarded the first Youth Volunteer Award " held in the city of Presidente Prudente. When I founded Família Pipa, was a teenager just 16 years and always had a warmth, energy and a dream: to work for the benefit of others. Today I'm 22. I am a student of Social Communication, CEO of Família Pipa and coordinator of a project of the Department of Assistance of my city. I like being with people. I am part of CONSEG (Community Security Council) since 2009, having been a member of the Board of Ethics of the same organization, and DeMolay since 2011. I'm organizing together with some friends to found the first Rotaracy my city and thus together, do much more to our - so wanted and loved - population. I intend, in 2014, achieving double the resource that Família Pipa has raised during the five years of its existence, ie, U.S. $ 140,000 real as well as getting our own space and a vehicle to make donations. With hard work and willpower, work to succeed. We are just at the beginning of a great work. I am a young man of dreams and accomplishments. I thank God for every opportunity. Below is a simple video made in 2011 by a volunteer:

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This is the image of our institution. We chose the 'kite' as symbolism for being one of the few toys that does not distinguish social class and joins without prejudice all children.

Photograph of a philanthropic project. On this day, at Christmas time, we had a community lunch with recycling collectors.

The group in a project Easter, which distributed thousands of Easter eggs. I am the stuffed rabbit.

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