AGIR +: Help needy families manage their finances
Fundação EDP

AGIR +: Help needy families manage their finances

Unique Project in partnership with Fundação EDP and Universidade Católica Portuguesa ( Socio-economics) . The Financial Project AGIR (stands for Act + Manage + Inform + Recove...

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    102% of 5 000€

    29 backers

  • 11/12/2017

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  • Completed

    This project has been successfully funded

Unique Project in partnership with Fundação EDP and Universidade Católica Portuguesa ( Socio-economics) . The Financial Project AGIR (stands for Act + Manage + Inform + Recover), envisions to aid disfavored families by managing their finances.

It’s a social aid based project, with the cooperation of Fundação EDP and Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

The Ipsum Home aims to Ajudar (Aid) needed families, Gerir (manage) finance, Informar (Enlighten) how it should be carried out and Resolver (solve) their financial problems, namely over-indebtedness.  MORE, Additionally   support training of young people and adults in financial matters.

 

The Ipsum Home, member of the  Indebted Consumer Support Network is a non-profit social  organization , recognized  by  Consumer Directorate-General  and by  the Bank of Portugal , whose purpose is to encourage families and other organizations , a set of good practice  that promote responsible and financial management , of their resources. The consumer audience is people in financial-economical distress, difficulties or insolvency.

The Project, in two years time, aims the rescue and success of the recovery plan of over 1200 families having a direct impact on about 3300 beneficiaries. The training will be based in the basic principles of consulting and training.

CONSULTING:

Create 5 proximity offices in Matosinhos and Porto, focusing on the needy families,   inform of their rights and duties, diagnosis of the situations and proposals, individualized and directed monitoring, provide creditworthiness and capacity  for    indebtedness  information.

Creation of a pro bono legal support office

The support offices will be strategically located, locations indicated by the Parish Councils

TRAINING

• Training for Adults

Conducting training sessions, following guidelines of the Bank of Portugal, directed essentially to families identified by public entities. These actions will promote intergenerational sharing and collective awareness to the best practices of consumption.

 

Training for young people

Training sessions based on the “Everyone matters Plan “ of the Bank of Portugal, with games  and implementation of an entrepreneurship project for young people.

 

CURRENTLY

Consulting Services at UF Aldoar, Foz and Nevogilde and at the CIaP in  Matosinhos

Training for the students of   6º and  8º grades basic school

Workshops directed for the needed families

 

GOAL

Individualized follow-up and of proximity to signaled, flagged families, until the identified problems are solved.

Intends,  with the help of all involved partners, businesses, parish councils, municipalities, in particular the EDP Foundation and the ATES the Portuguese Catholic University, which in supporting evidence the unequivocal confidence in the project, Want with the help of all involved partners, businesses, parish councils, municipalities, in particular the EDP Foundation and the ATES the Portuguese Catholic University, which with their support show the unequivocal confidence in the project, expand services to broader areas, in a close relationship and  direct and proximity  intervention work , along with remaining  project partners, identifying more effectively the families in need of this support.

 

About the author

The Association  IPSUM HOME is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to enlighten and inform the families and organizations, a set of good practice  , that will enable a balanced and responsible financial management  of their resources

The Association IPSUM HOME develops their skills in 3 distinctive areas:

Consulting / Training /  Entrepreneurship 

Promotes economic-financial balance and financial sustainability of families and organizations; the social change through the financial education, contributes to social responsibility by encouraging entrepreneurship

Budget and due dates

This value is intended for the implementation of the project in 5 different locations.

Matosinhos:

1) In the Center of Sharing and Iniciative permisses,  an organization that relies on the partnership with CityHall of Matosinhos  and Universidade Católica Portuguesa, where are several projects , and not social projects , where the training room will be installed, which will be equipped with computer and projection equipment

2) In two places to be indicated by the Union Parishes of Matosinhos e Leça da Palmeira;

3) In two places identified by Porto's parish councils and according to the needs of the beneficiaries and interest shown by the contacted Parish Unions.

4) Training activities / seminars / meetings / workshops at each of the above named locations

5) Purchase of standard base equipment    

6) Travel costs for the above activities

This initiative will begin in November / December 2017 during a two year period.

  • Invest with
    5€ or more

    A de Ajudar ( to Helping)

    Support with the value up to € 5 and see your name mentioned on our website, and get a custom frame to put on social networks. In this way you can proudly spread the support you give to the needy families

    10 backers

  • Invest with
    10€ or more

    G de Gerir ( to Manage )

    In addition to the advantages do "A de AGIR" ( Act) the enrollment in the Workshop on Bank Expenses to be carried out in the first quarter of 2018

    4 backers

  • Invest with
    20€ or more

    I de Informar ( Inform)

    In addition to the "A de AGIR" ( ACT ) offer, we offer two workshops, to be held in the first half of 2018, with the themes of Banking Expenses and Family Budget..

    5 backers

  • Invest with
    30€ or more

    R de Recuperar ( Recover)

    In addition to the "A de AGIR" ( ACT ) offer, we offer two workshops, to be held in course of 2018, at your choice , of the portfolio presented in the first quarter

    6 backers

  • Invest with
    60€ or more

    ACT

    In addition to the offer referred to in "R to Recover" we offer you an expense reduction analysis service.

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    100€ or more

    ACT+

    In addition to the advantages referred to in the previous item, we offer you an annuity as partner, year 2018, with all benefits, without exception, namely: Consulting services / Training sessions, courses, workshops / Medical service / Funeral allowance / Accounting services / Insurance service / Psychological support.

    4 backers

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Mon, 11/12/2017 - 18:37

Payout completed

The raised funds have been transferred to the campaign owner

11/12/2017

Campaign ended

The campaign successfully raised the initial target

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Meet the people helping this dream come true

  • elisabete pires

    12/12/2017 - 04:37

    Todos precisamos de ajuda um dia. Acredito que esta associação pode ajudar muitas famílias.

  • Anonymous

    11/12/2017 - 11:06

  • Maria Laura Cunha

    09/12/2017 - 17:00

    Um compromisso, uma realidade, uma ajuda

  • Anonymous

    07/12/2017 - 15:38

  • Anonymous

    07/12/2017 - 15:37

  • Andreia Alves

    06/12/2017 - 16:54

    Um projeto que trará benefícios claros à sociedade. Parabéns pela iniciativa.

  • Anonymous

    01/12/2017 - 10:04

  • Anonymous

    01/12/2017 - 09:56

  • Ines Rodrigues

    29/11/2017 - 18:06

    Projeto fabuloso! E muito importante para a sociedade

  • Anonymous

    29/11/2017 - 15:00

  • Anonymous

    28/11/2017 - 20:40

    Parabéns pela iniciativa do projeto. Singular e fundamental

  • Anonymous

    23/11/2017 - 18:23

    Um projeto de aposta pessoal.

  • Associação Ipsum Home

    20/11/2017 - 16:11

    A Associação Mais Brasil associa-se a este projeto

  • Antonio Vasco Costa

    17/11/2017 - 11:58

  • Anonymous

    13/11/2017 - 18:12

  • Vanessa Aniceto

    12/11/2017 - 20:46

  • Anonymous

    09/11/2017 - 18:01

  • Ana Paula Costa

    08/11/2017 - 00:00

  • MultiPPLicador

    06/11/2017 - 17:03

    Obrigado pela divulgação!

  • Anonymous

    06/11/2017 - 10:46

    Felicidades para o projecto