Sowing Shapers - creating creativity centers in vulnerable areas
Young people from pheripherical communities need a multifunctional space where they can carry out educational activities that help develop the community in long, medium and short-term basis. By working to solve this problem, since 2020, the Sowing Shapers project has buit two studios in high-criminality rate neighborhoods Monte das Oliveiras and Redenção, both in Manaus, Amazonas.
By investing in the infrastructure of communitary non-profits organizations in order to create multidisciplinary spaces for long-term use by the community.
Multifunctional space design
Request and monitoring finacial, equipment and furniture donations
Monitoring space assembly
Short & Long-Term Goals/Results
Enabling activities such as a computer lab, tutoring, and handicraft classes being carried out on-site by the community leaders themselves
Community 100% responsible for the project's sustainability
Young people from the community attending the place regularly instead of falling into the spiral of violence
Lower crime rate in the neighborhood
New sources of income for the community
Minimum of 1 activity per week performed on-site during the first six months of use.
50% of young people in the community have already been involved in space activities during the first six months.
Reducde crime in the neighborhood by 10% in the first six months..
Raise the average number of young people with paid work in the community by 15%.