A school canteen
for O Semeador School, Juazeiro, Brazil
O Semeador School started in 1988 as an educational centre for socially vulnerable children on the outskirts of Juazeiro do Norte (Nord-Est region, Brazil), an area with 270 000 inhabitants. Today the school takes 280 children aged between 2 and 8 from families with very low incomes, most of whom receive their education free of charge. The school employs 10 teachers and 16-17 other salaried staff, and over a dozen specialised activity group leaders, for the other activities which involve over 600 children and adults
Project description: construction of a new dining room which can hold, over two sittings, the 280 school children who currently have their meals in classrooms. Building work will include construction of a building of 156m², comprising a Dining Room (114 m²), kitchen (23.45 m²) and other access areas such as the pavement and balcony.
Total funding requested : 47 500 €