FAS achievement Quality Award Amazon 2017

24 the November the 2017 - The Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) Amazon won the Quality Award 2017, which rewards the best public and private practices […]

 
ceremony for the Prize (photo: Jammes Aguiar)

The Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS) Amazon won the Quality Award 2017, which rewards the best public and private management practices in the State. The recognition came in the category of non-profit organizations, with the Project Early Childhood riverfront, which seeks to bring comprehensive care to children 0 a 6 years residents of Protected Areas (UC). The delivery ceremony took place on Thursday (23), at an event held by the Federation of Industries of the State of Amazonas (FIEAM).

The PQA rewards efforts of private organizations, public or non-profit for the quality and productivity. The award is an indicator of the level of excellence of organizations, seeking to encourage the best management practices sharing in the state. It is considered by the business class as the "Oscar of Quality" in the Amazon.

"This award has huge symbolism, it shows the dedication we have to improve the management of the projects developed at FAS. It is also something that encourages us to constantly improve, always in the search for efficiency and effectiveness, seeking quality of life for local children ", enfatizou o superintendente geral da FAS, Virgilio Viana.

Award winner, Project Early Childhood riverfront (PIR) takes comprehensive care for children 0 a 6 years residents of Protected Areas (UC) Amazonas in partnership with the Ministry of Health (Sesame), Johnson & Johnson, Bernard van Leer Institute for the Development of Social Investment (Idis). The project aims to contribute to the improvement of child caregivers, by strengthening the bond between parents and children, and develop skills of community health workers in coastal communities.

The initiative has benefited over 1,5 thousand children living in Sustainable Development Reserves (Reserve) Rio Negro, Mamirauá, Amana, Uatumã, Madeira, Juma, beyond the State Forest (Flores) Maués.

"The Early Childhood riverfront was chosen not only for results, they were awesome, but especially for managing capacity on impacts of delivering results. Above all it is a prize of an entire FAS team that is committed day and night with the sustainable development of the Amazon ", He emphasized the technical and scientific superintendent, Eduardo Taveira, who was at the ceremony.

The RIP also served as inspiration for the Early Childhood Program Amazonense (PIA), state public policy enacted in 2016 which aims to bring attention to children around State.

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