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We are a social education organization that strengthens people’s capacity to transform their reality.

“The Elos Philosophy gives us a vision of unity, respect, equality, and companionship, and all of this helps us in our day to day life, whether it is at home, work, in traffic, with friends, or any other situation.”  Marcinha, Vivo a Praça Oasis Experience participant at Kissao Tokita Square”

MARCINHA, PARTICIPANT OF OASIS
AT KISSAO TOKITA SQUARE

“Instituto Elos has demonstrated an incredible ability to balance the points of view of different actors in civil society, businessmen, institutions and communities.  ADM uses this concept of business – community integration with great satisfaction.” Eduardo Rodrigues, Regional Director of Ports and Logistics”

EDUARDO RODRIGUES, REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF PORT AND LOGISTICS AT SANTOS PORT

“When we return, the challenges are the same, but our eyes begin to see other possibilities.  Whenever you need them, a strong person will be near: you! And when you forget this, there is a community of Guerreiros Sem Armas to remind you who you are.”  Emygdio Carvalho (GSA2009)”

 

EMYGDIO CARVALHO, GRADUATED GSA 2009

LEARNING TO TRANSFORM IS WHAT MOVES US

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  • projects with foundations, institutions, associations and other NGOs

 

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partnerships with government, including international organs and federal governments, ministries, state governments, departments and city governments

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projects with private companies

 

RECOGNITION

Rodrigo Alonso is recognised for his work with Elos and chosen as one of four Global Leaders of 2017, alongside people whose work is an example of a new global leadership.

Certification Seal by PHOMENTA, with 94% compliance in the areas of Governance, Social Impact, Transparency, Financial Responsibility and Sustainability.

In 2010, the Ministério da Cultura do Brasil (Culture Ministry) considered Elos a notable organisation for its notable work with community mobilisation.

Instituto Elos is recognised for the second time as one of the 100 best NGOs in Brazil, for its exemplary management and transparency with resources.

The best seller from American author Margaret Wheatley dedicated a chapter of the book “Walk Out, Walk On” to the actions of Elos, specifically the program GSA.

Come discover that it is possible to transform the world