Entrepreneurship and professionalization for youngsters in low income communities
The Creating Hawks started off with the purpose of encouraging youngsters from the outskirts to fight for a better future and for changing their reality. The movement began in 2011 with small actions and big ideas from the young entrepreneur Eduardo Lyra, who was born and raised in a slum in São Paulo. Nowadays the institute is present in several outskirts, communities and prisons having its actions based on the following three pillars: sports, education and income. Its social educational projects have already reached over 100 thousand children and teenagers allowing youngster to anticipate a new range of options and perspective for their development and lives.
This project aims at guaranteeing that 30 youngsters from the ages of 14 to 19 years old without personal funds that enable them to attend a vocational school or achieve a university degree, to have the opportunity to become professionals and endeavor in technology and innovation fields.
The co-investment provided by Fundação ABH and BrazilFoundation aimed at: