Fostering local development of low income communities
Elos Institute is responsible for the Warriors Without Weapons Project, a practical training program in social leadership and entrepreneurship. The communities and participants gain support to develop and work on long term projects. The training acts among three low income communities of Santos that thrives with lack of infrastructure, basic sanitation, waste removal and extreme poverty. Based on collaborative processes and valuing existent social capital, warriors without weapons aims at strengthening community leading character through reflections and collective solutions in building concrete results for the community.
The co-investment provided by Fundação ABH and BrazilFoundation aimed at: