Maré Networks is a social organization focused on the community development of the Maré Complex, in the city of Rio de Janeiro / RJ.
Its creation is the result of a long involvement process of its founders with the community in the complex of Maré slums and also in the city of Rio de Janeiro.
The actions, researches and reflections developed by the Maré Networks along the way, marked by the actions of its members in local organizations and other environments of the city, in the different fields of social policies, are guided by the common interest of working in an integrated and comprehensive way, approaching themes related to the city of Rio de Janeiro and, more specifically, its low income environments.
By applying this action strategy, the institution seeks to develop projects within five focal points:
To promote the consolidation of a broad network of partnerships to ensure sustainable development in the largest set of slum areas in Rio de Janeiro, Maré, based on the articulation of community people and institutions, civil society, universities, public agencies and private sector.
To have the recognition of the residents of Maré, civil society institutions, public governance, an institution that works with the objective of promoting the sustainable development of the region, the protagonism of residents and experiences relevant to the city.
ABH Foundation works with flexible investment for the organizations it supports. Maré Networks has established the following objectives for the investment provided: