Quem Ama Cuida Project

The Quem Ama Cuida Project attends kids and tens at the Uacari RDS. | Photo: Communication / FAS

The Quem Ama Cuida Project was articulated by FAS and is executed by the Associação de Moradores da Reserva de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Uacari (Amaru) and has as partners Banco Bradesco, Conselho Municipal dos Direitos da Criança e Adolescente (CMDCA) and Carauari City Hall.

The activities happen during the scholar breaks, focused in the family education and development of the participants?? abilities. Themes like Informatics Knowledge, Music Instruments Practice, Archery, Handicraft and Leisure, are part of the program, which actions are developed in parallel with the school education. The notion of social belonging, working with the context, which the kids are included to value their reality is also a priority of Quem Ama Cuida.

There??s also a work with the Teachers in order to include the riverine reality in the traditional content taught in the schools. Together with the family, is done a social-psychological follow-up, valuing the mother and father part in the individual formation.


In 2014, three great seminars worked the Children and Teenagers Rights, beyond social relevance themes like the combat against infant prostitution, familiar behavior, personal hygiene, combat against the usage of drugs, and issues like alcoholism. Monthly, the Quem Ama Cuida promotes local seminars that define the content of bigger encounters.

FAS realized the resources articulation, provided advising and monitoring of projects elaboration and execution to Amaru. Concerning the initial evaluation, the project has been having a very positive repercussion. Families of kids and tens that participate of the activities, report that the Family relation has been significantly valued.

The Project is managed with resources of the Fundo Municipal da Criança e do Adolescente (Fumcad), from the R$ 1 million donation realized by the Bradesco bank. The planning activities occurred in May, 2014. The execution was initiated in June, with seminars and workshops. The goal is to conclude the initiative in Cauary by the first semester of 2015.