AVSI started working in Brazil in the ’80s, implementing urban development projects in low-income areas in the suburbs of Belo Horizonte. During these years we have grown and today we are present in 9 federal states (Roraima, Goias, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Piaui, Recife, Rio Grande do Norte and Ceará) with 34 projects. Today we have 437 partners, around 390,000 direct beneficiaries and a budget of US$ 9 million.
PROMOTING INTEGRATION THROUGH EMPLOYMENT OF VENEZUELAN REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS AND OTHER VULNERABLE PERSONS IN BRAZIL
AVSI Foundation with AVSI Brasil and the Institute of Migrants and Human Rights (Instituto Migração e Direitos Humanos - IMHR) implements the project “Promoting Integration through Employment of Venezuelan Refugees and Migrants and Other Vulnerable Persons” (2019-2021) with funding from the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) for the Response to the Venezuela Crisis.
The Centre for Nutritional Recovery and Education is an international reference in the area of nutritional education and treatment of primary nutritional disorders (malnutrition, meaning undernutrition and obesity).