Humanitarian container to São Tomé
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Humanitarian container to São Tomé

The project Casa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé will send a humanitarian container to São Tomé. The initial goal was a 20 ft. container but we will need a 40 ft. container. For this, w...

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    75 backers

  • 05/06/2017

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The project Casa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé will send a humanitarian container to São Tomé. The initial goal was a 20 ft. container but we will need a 40 ft. container. For this, we need extra 1500€.

At the beginning we were preparing the shipping of a 20 ft. container, but the support has been huge and we will need a larger container of 40 ft.

For this, our initial budget is not enough and we need more 1500€ for this purpose.

This container will be filled with food, school supplies, sewing, hygiene, health and childcare material, among others. All of this is to the mission managed by the Irmãs Franciscanas located in Neves that provide assistance to more than 1000 children, from pre-school to 6th grade, to 20 elderly residents of a nursing home and 200 more in home support.

The all process is organized by volunteers, since collection, sorting, packaging, identification, weighing, loading and unloading of the container. Yes, the container will also be unloaded by us since there’s a group of 11 volunteers that will go to São Tomé, at the same time, and will be there for a month. They will train pre-school teachers, elementary school teachers, provide health screenings through the “roças”, organize after-school recreation activities, etc.

Saúde nas Roças

Saúde nas Roças

About the author

Genesis

The project Casa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé was born in the community of Carregosa’s, municipality of Oliveira de Azeméis, in 2007. Since then until today we have been conducting missions every 2 years, sending volunteers to the field and a humanitarian container.
This project is entirely managed by the volunteers, and each one of them pays for their own travel, since all the funds raised are to pay the container. The remaining of the funds, if any, is delivered to the Irmãs Franciscanas Hospitaleiras. The financing is accomplished through paper recycling, postcards sale and donations.

Motto

Making this world a home for everyone.
In Carregosa’s Parish the volunteer of the younger was always encouraged, and it was due to a project of volunteer in Easter holidays, at a nursing home to severely disabled, that we made the first contact with CONFHIC (Congregação Franciscana Hospitaleira da Imaculada Conceição) in São Tomé.
We are working in São Tomé for ten years, and we also work once per month with the homeless in Oporto.
We realize that "Sometimes we feel that what we do is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less if it lacked that drop" (Madre Teresa de Calcutá). That is why we keep working daily to make this world a home for everyone.

Sponsorship

To sponsor a child from São Tomé through Casa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé is to give the child the opportunity to attend pre-school or school, depending on the age, give them a giant smile and a more nutritious meal.
Miracles happens with small things, and it only takes 0,33€ per day (10€/ month = 120€/year) to one of those miracles happens every day, giving school material and a meal to a child.
Whenever an opportunity arises (for example, when the volunteers of “Casa fiz do mundo” go to São Tomé) the sponsors may send a gift to the sponsored child, if they want to.
While it is true that Portugal does not live in a period of abundance, if only one person won’t be able to sponsor a child with 120€/ year, it is possible to do it by joining a group of friends, a football team, work or school colleagues, teachers, boy scouts, etc. This way the group will be the sponsor of a child.
Don’t you want to work a miracle, to provide one more smile of hope lightning our world, and make a home for everyone?

ATL na escola Mãe Clara em Neves

ATL na escola Mãe Clara em Neves

Budget and due dates

We need 5000€ to send the container, and thanks to the work of volunteers we will get 3500€. To fill the gap of budget we create this campaign.
We will, naturally, keep collecting and selling paper and card, so all the extra money achieved will be delivered to the Irmãs, at Neves, whom are totally committed with the cause.
Nothing returns with us. This mission, like all the others, started with nothing and with nothing will remain.
The container content is fully filled with donations. You may find informations about how to send donations in our website and Facebook page.

The container will be sent in the first half of July, and unloaded during the month of July, so our goal is to achieve the fundraising within a maximum period of 60 days after the publication of this campaign.

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  • Invest with
    5€ or more

    Postcards Collection

    By the end of the campaign we will send a collection of 8 postcards from São Tomé with ours original pictures. We are responsible for the shipping fees.

    49 backers

  • Invest with
    25€ or more

    Video and postcards Collections

    Before the end of the year we create a video with pictures collected from São Tomé, with the work of the volunteers. We will send that video and a collection of São Tomé’ postcards with ours original pictures. We also ensure your name on the list of the donors that will appear on the video. This reward will be sent during the month of October, since we will be in São Tomé during July & August, and will work on the video only in September. We are responsible for the shipping fees.

    16 backers

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    100€ or more

    Handicraft from S.T. + Video + Postcards

    We will send a video, a collection of postcards from São Tomé with ours original pictures and a handmade wooden Christmas crib, produced in the carpentry of the CONFHIC - Neves. We also ensure your name on the list of the donors that will appear on the video. This reward will be sent during the month of October, since we will be in São Tomé during July & August, and will work on the video only in September. We are responsible for the shipping fees.

    7 backers

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Contactos e outros dados

Boa tarde Queríamos agradecer a confiança que depositaram na "Casa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé" e informar que a missão correu muitíssimo bem, incluindo o envio do contentor. Agora...

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Mon, 12/06/2017 - 16:56

Payout completed

The raised funds have been transferred to the campaign owner

05/06/2017

Campaign ended

The campaign successfully raised the initial target

Campaign launched

06/04/2017

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  • ficoluma

    Lembrança "Casa fiz do Mundo - São Tomé"

    Acuso a recepção da vossa lembrança, que muito agradeço!
    As duas peças de artesanato já estão no cantinho das minhas lembranças favoritas.

    Saudações Solidárias,
    ficoluma

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  • Casa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé

    Contactos e outros dados

    Boa tarde
    Queríamos agradecer a confiança que depositaram na "Casa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé" e informar que a missão correu muitíssimo bem, incluindo o envio do contentor. Agora que concluímos este processo queríamos enviar-vos as recompensas prometidas mas temos poucas moradas.
    Por favor enviem para o nosso correio electrónico a vossa morada completa e o NIF para quem desejar recibo.
    Muito obrigado.
    Cumprimentos

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  • Isabel Passos SousaCasa Fiz do Mundo - São Tomé

    Envio de morada

    Em primeiro lugar os meus parabéns pelo sucesso da iniciativa! Fico feliz que tenham conseguido atingir os objectivos propostos e que eu tenha podido colaborar. Aqui vão os meus dados: Isabel Passos Sousa, Rua João Fandango, 12, 8º Dtº 2670-529 Loures. NIF 101327455.
    Obrigada.
    Isabel

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  • reisbruno24

    18/05/2017 - 19:41

    Uma pequena contribuicao, para um grande fim :)

  • Anonymous

    18/05/2017 - 10:05

    Uma ideia imaginativa e solidária. Espero que o objectivo seja concretizado em todos os aspectos

  • Anonymous

    17/05/2017 - 21:56

    Bem hajam!!!

  • Anonymous

    17/05/2017 - 18:46

  • Anonymous

    17/05/2017 - 15:11

    Bem hajam!!!

  • Anonymous

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  • Jose Paixao

    17/05/2017 - 13:58

    Bravo !

  • Nuno Sequeira

    17/05/2017 - 13:41

    Boa sorte para esta iniciativa.

  • Anonymous

    17/05/2017 - 11:05