The ComuniDária intends to develop the economic sustainability of their social activities , non-profit, and this goal will create the " Sheds Factory", the project is expected to produce merchandising materials, gifts and treats, the creation of own product line as the main focus, however meet orders " out ". All production is based on daily practices of gender equality, opportunity and diversity. We need your cooperation to fix the new, a space provided by the city of Lisbon that after some ...
The project is based on experience of Decent Domestic Work of ComuniDária, Association ComuniDária for economic sustainability for the development and continuity of our social activities through the "Arrangement Factory" develop a unique line of products and own brand with the theme of domestic work, the work of several families in a house, whether paid or unpaid. The "Arrangement Factory" will produce through traditional methods, items such as buttons, T-shirts, bags, treats and gifts in general for distribution in various institutions and online sustainable Store ComuniDária Association and also to meet external orders business or individual.
All production will be based on gender equality practices, equal opportunities, diversity and ecology. We also intend to share and motivate young people to create sustainable design and marketing based on these concepts and the use of environmentally friendly materials.
For these goals into reality the starting point is to arrange the new home, an area of 65 square meters recently donated by the city of Lisbon but still needs many cupboards, to also becomes the decent work space and accessible to those we support.
Now it's a start, and we are confident that we will get the house in good company!
About the author
ComuniDária Association is a nonprofit organization, located in Lisbon, its purpose is the intervention to promote gender equality and opportunities for people at risk of social exclusion, specifically immigrant women and ethnic minorities through measures to raise awareness and consciousness, empowerment, education, welfare, research and social intervention.
ComuniDária = supportive community, sensitive to gender issues performing a diversified integration initiatives. The name is also a critical to the non communitarian policies which troughs our world apart.
The capital "D" of ComuniDária, means sustainable development to annihilate gender inequality and of opportunities, appealing to a new concept of diverse, inclusive and non-authoritarian community. That name appeals for a solidary community that is sensitive to the questions of gender, racism and xenophobia, in short, a supportive community who adopts inclusion diversified initiatives.
The Association ComuniDária has born female because immigration in Portugal (from Brazil and other African countries) was majority of women. Immigration was female and so was poverty. By tracing a female profile of immigration, they are women with or without children, educated or not, women of working age who came alone and do not migrate just for family reunification.
Inspired by the personal experience of its founder as an immigrant woman in Europe, and also by other documented and undocumented immigrant women, ComuniDária was founded as a response of support and empowerment through civic education and cultural activities, for women and girls who are expose to risks such as labor exploitation, harassment or sexual abuse, gender violence, discrimination or becoming victims of human trafficking.
EEA Grants – Noruega – Fundation Gulbenkian- Portugal
Protocol to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings (OTSH - Observatório do Tráfico Seres Humanos - Portugal)
CIG - Comissão Igualdade de Género
(RAPVT) Mama Cash Foundation support (Netherlands)
ACIDI Foundation - High Commissioner for Immigration and Intercultural Dialogue (Portugal)
Recognition as a representative association of immigrants in Portugal, given by the Portuguese Government – ACIDI, 2011
BVS - Social Lisbon Stock Exchange - 2010
Budget and due dates
Structure - wires, plugs - 200 EUR Paint wall paint and ceiling - 100 euros Plumbing and bathroom equipment - 300 euros heater - 140 euros lamps - 30 euros Ceiling Restore (material ) - 30 euros labor - EUR 1000 Insurance of equipment - 88 euros Safety - 479 EUR Total - 2367 euros
No electrical wiring, bathroom needs to be built , there is no sink or toilet, or heating water , the ceiling is without holes and with multiple lamps installed . The conclusion of this work is expected to last 30 days.