|Project:||São Manoel Educação e Assistência|
|Place:||Porto Alegre, Brazil|
|Province:||BPA (Brazil - Porto Alegre)|
Porto Alegre Province:
The Salesian work São Manoel (St Manuael) in Porto Alegre has just completed 50 years since its foundation (1957-2007). At the beginning the Salesians accetped the Parish of São Manoel. Then they opened a College. Once the College, was set up it became part of the Salesian social work network in the Pius X Salesian Province of Porto Alegre, Brazil, using the initials SMEA: São Manoel Educação e Assistência. It now carries out the following Programmes in 2008:
Program 01 - Professional (technical) education for children and older youth, with courses in information technology and administrative services.
Program 02 - Interest groups for children and older youth with cultural activities (Dance), Sport (Footballl, Volleyball, Basketball, Board Games...), Leisure time and music (learning violin, guitar, double bass and percussion).
Program 03 - Christian living groups for children and older youth - In accord with the established principles of the Salesian Youth Movement fro the Northern Region - there is a “Youth Group”, which meets weekly to experience Salesian Youth Spirituality, where there is also opportunity for “Catechesis of Christian Initiation”, following the guidelines of the São Manoel Parish.
Program 04 - Solidarity network for education to citizenship for older youth and adults - The SMEA offerrs meeting space for the use of the following groups or organisations:
|Address:||Rua Dona Laurea, 1020
Rio Grande del Sud