Born in Brazil in 2003 and taken to Haiti in 2007, Gingando pela Paz started in Haiti with 15 students, the majority were orphan children between 7 and 14 years old, living in the streets. After the earthquake in 2010, the number of students doubled, and currently, the project has 200 children and young people from both genders.
Gingando pela Paz has in pedagogical approach one of its main goals. Apart from their capoeira classes, the students have access to conflict mediation workshops, IT and Portuguese Language. Some are prepared to assist the Mestres and instructors during the classes and several have interest in becoming educators.
Children and youth development
Kay Nou – Porto Príncipe
67, Blvd Jean Jacques Dessalines
Portail Saint Joseph
Port au Prince – Haiti
Tel.: 509 37019586
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