At Casa de Santo António, in Lisbon, young mothers seek refuge and find a future. Most have never been daughters. Most have never been adult women. But, before they have time to call this house their home, they are taught how to build their own.
In Lisbon, a social inclusion project is putting its own twist on an old saying. At Semear (“sow”, in English), “waste makes haste” when it comes to attracting the talent of people with intellectual disabilities while providing them with tools to find their place in the job market.
A water bottle and a brilliant idea illuminated more than 1200 homes in 47 Colombian communities. Camilo Herrera, the Executive Director of Un Litro de Luz Colombia and one of the top 10 Social Entrepreneurs in the country, shares his ambitions with Feed.
They are more than 53 thousand women who look after children from Colombia’s lowest-income areas in their own homes. Community Mothers make a difference in the lives of these kids. The programme’s director, Juan Valencia, explains that, for many of them, the only food they eat are the meals given to them by the community mothers.
If there’s a difference between a house and home, Fundação Obra do Ardina’s boys know it well. Once they were at risk and feeling lost. Now, these 28 kids are safe and succeed at school and life itself. The director of this foster home located in Lisbon, Carlos Diogo tells Feed the boys’ multifaceted daily routine and the way it is contributing to their integration in society.