Building A Planetary Culture
Peace And Global Citizenship

Project: Peace Volunteers
Project Peace Volunteers
Cultural School

"... because the other side of the classroom, the city or the planet, there
is someone who waits for you."

The Unidade Jardim Pueri Domus Escolas Associadas is located in Santo André
(S. Paulo) and has 1.800 students from kindergarten school (2 years old) to
high school (17 years old).
It has the proposal to work with a prism of multiple knowledge through
academic and extra activities like: sports, tecnologies and culture.
It has been developed since 2000. The project Peace Volunteers having the
perspective of cultural support as socialization instrument (tool). The
students are prepared trough their talents in courses of astronomy,
handcrafts, choirs, ecology, painting, writing, drama and dance. Our purpose
is to form people to increase the culture, who share their (his), knowledge
with communities with different realities, changing values and turning the
social approaching easily.
Facing the realities, there is possibility of extending knowledge and
helping actions that stabilize the livelihood and the mutual experiences.
In this project, being a volunteer means that we can give our talents,
ability and, with generosity, supply necessities in Education and for the
Our students participate in classes and events with specialized teachers
through internal and external actions, like: workshops in groups,
celebration in public squares, ecology manifests, cultural tours, exhibits,
tutoring for children in need, distribuition of celestial map, poems and
leaflets and choirs presentations, drama to the community.
The project, that count on 550 students as volunteers, is internationally
recognized by Programa de Escolas Associadas UNESCO, got the stamp of
Solidarity School in 2003 by program FAÇA PARTE and represented Brasil in
UNESCO - France on the meeting - "Messenger of Water", Bourbole, 2003.
Name of the Project
Peace Volunteers
Institution in charge of the project
Unidade Jardim Pueri Domus
Contact Person
Silmara Rascalha Casadei

Rua Silveiras, 70 - Vila Guiomar -
Santo André / São Paulo - 09070-100

(5511) 4993-5200 4427-7774
Name of the presenter(s) of this project
Silmara Rascalha Casadei
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