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01-Jan-2020


IAMAR:

ZAPE! ENTREPRENEURS

A class learning in a computer lab

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION

 

NGO Name: IAMAR

Pillar: Fight Against School Dropout 

Location: Brazil

Funding Period: 2018-2020

 

THE CHALLENGE

IAMAR rises to the challenge of developing young people's potential and empowering them to envision their futures. Then, they work to help students make their dreams come true using entrepreneurship education that encourages environmental preservation.

 

ABOUT THE PROJECT

eZAPe! is a complementary, technology-centered education program helping young students develop an entrepreneurial worldview. The program's educational philosophy revolves around teaching applicable real-world examples, values and behavior. Students are encouraged to envision what they want for the future, organize that vision into projects and execute on their ideas.

 

IN THEIR OWN WORDS

"We loved the experience of participating in such an innovative and entrepreneur program, in which we learned not to give up on our dreams in the face of life's obstacles and difficulties." 

 

- Beatriz Ferreira Malavazi, A public school student from São Paulo.

 

 

Photograph: ©IAMAR