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Vale Foundation’s projects and initiatives are developed and structured on Education, Basic Health, Productive Inclusion, and Social Protection, and include five Knowledge Stations. The projects are implemented in the territories in which Vale operates. On this page, you can learn more about the projects and filter considering the theme, the state or the city of operation.

Health Cycle

The program contributes to the improvement of Primary Care in municipalities, through technical cooperation for the qualification of Family Health Strategy (FHS) teams in topics related to health care, prevention, and health promotion. The initiative also contemplates the supply of instruments and furniture that allow the improvement of the diagnosis and clinical practice, increasing the resolution of care and the fulfillment of the right to health in the territories. Due to the pandemic, the methodology of the Health Cycle project, a program to strengthen primary care in the cities, was adequate to meet the urgencies of the new scenario. With this, it supported 419 Basic Health Units (UBS) in 29 cities, through technical assistance and donation of more than 460 thousand inputs, benefiting more than 1,8 million people.

Integral Education

The program aims to support municipalities in the construction and implementation of the Integral Education Policy in the municipal school system. Based on the elaboration of the diagnosis, strategies for the construction or revision of the policy are outlined jointly, including analysis of the municipal curriculum, mapping of educational potentials in the territory and institutional partners and review of the Pedagogical Political Projects of the municipal schools.

Knowledge Station

The Knowledge Stations are initiatives of Vale Foundation. The spaces offer educational, cultural and sport activities during school hours, with the main audience of children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years. Through their programs, they contribute to the social development of the communities served, fostering creativity, innovation, articulation of partnerships, participation and sharing of actions between public entities and organized civil society and communities, valuing the characteristics of each region. There are five Knowledge Stations, located in the cities of Arari (MA), Brumadinho (MG), Serra (ES), Marabá and Tucumã (PA). They are independent institutions, maintained mainly with direct resources from vale Foundation, incentivized resources from Vale and resources from partner companies.

Networked Territories

The project aims to identify the main challenges related to the educational development of the cities, proposing a set of actions that will guarantee the confrontation of school exclusion and carry out a thorough diagnosis of the challenges and the articulation of governmental and non-governmental sectors for the development of policies and initiatives in different areas.

PESC

It is an initiative to promote and support social businesses, aimed mainly at regions with businesses that are still incipient and with entrepreneurial potential. From the prospecting, the actions of the project that involve business modeling, mentoring and technical advice, pre-incubation and incubation of the selected productive groups, direct investment in equipment and machinery (seed capital), in addition to the realization of expanded forums are defined to discuss topics directly linked to entrepreneurship and the social business ecosystem.