This humanitarian and vocacional project consists of inicialization for the professionalization, at each year, 50 young people aged 13 to 25, living in a vulnerable community in the city of Jaraguá do Sul, state of Santa Catarina, Brazil.
The most affected communities are inhabited by 220 families of low income, who coexists in situation of social risk.
This project will take place in the SCAR (Society of Artistic Culture), a non-profit entity and maintained through contribution from various companies in the city. The Board of Directors is composed of representatives of the community who acts voluntarily.
The students will receive classes in the area of video, sound and lighting. For this, It will be necessary to create a studio room equipped with resources and equipment for the class of these techniques. The total value is USD 45,913.00.
This project will be sustainable because SCAR has trained teachers and the cost of preventive and corrective maintenance of equipment will have the participation of the students themselves who will contribute with small monthly fees and, in this way, they will feel responsible for the equipments.
SCAR will offer full scholarships to 10 students from disadvantaged families.
The Internet and digital services market represents the media of the present and of the future, guaranteeing qualified professionals greater chances of entering the job market. Among the professions that unfold in these areas are lighting designer, director of photography, photographer, technical operator of spectacles, editor and video editor, cultural producer, camera operator, among other possibilities.
The focus area of this project is related to economic and community development.
This project will provide:
▪ Opportunities for productive work and consequently improve the standard of living in the communities;
▪ Improvement in school performance, since one of the participation criteria will be to attend regular education, as well as pedagogical accompaniment and counseling for those who do not perform well;
▪ Realization of activities during the day that do not have classes, generating employment and reducing the vulnerability;
▪ Improvement of the self-esteem of the participants in their family nuclei and social circuits, through a language of greater capillarity among the public served. Family members will be encouraged to participate in student development;
▪ Development of citizenship and sense of belonging in their community at micro (community) level and macro (city and country);
13 rotarians are involved: the President, 2 Secretariats to record all the steps and meetings related to this project, 2 Treasurer, 4 Rotary Foundation Commission that together with 3 Rotarians of the Projects Commission have been carrying out surveys and feasibility studies this project and monitoring and reporting after the project is in place. 1 rotarian responsible for promoting project success.