To conduct training courses for NGO staff in street education and the use of art as an instrument of social inclusion.


50 young Brazilian social educators.


Projeto Axé organised 2 training courses of 64 hours each for 50 social educators from NGOs and community associations in Salvador de Bahia working with children and adolescents from/in the streets. Fondation Alta Mane covered the cost of producing the audio visual and print materials, teaching (8 teachers, 1 coordinator, 1 assistant for the bibliography), printing, student transport, purchase of technical equipment and other teaching materials.


Projeto Axè

Projeto Axè (Centro de Defensa e Protecao à Crianca e ao Adolescente) (Salvador, Brazil) is a Brazilian association engaged since 1990 in the rehabilitation and social reintegration of street children and adolescents in Salvador through a course of education based on the Pedagogy of desire and the ArtEducation methodology (dance, music, plastic arts and fashion design).


From 2006 to 2010 Alta Mane supported Projeto Axé in the following activities: production of the BandAxé CD (2006), 2 training courses, 1 in-depth learning course, the band GECA (2007), 1 percussion course (2008), the Matriz das Artes courses (2008-2009), Tournée GECA at Rome International Film Festival (2008), the Axé Study Tour at Umbria Jazz (2010) and the development plan of Axé Italia Onlus (2009-2015).[/fusion_tab][/fusion_tabs]