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Broadening Horizons Project

alunos ampliando horizontesWho benefits: 72 children between 6 and 12 years

What we offer: A school outside of school where local children have access to extra-curricular socio-educational activities, free of charge, as well as cultural and leisure events that also include their families and school. Each student attends 9 hours of classes and enrichment activities per week, throughout the school year.

Classes and activities (3 times/week) include:

  • Homework support
  • Reading, writing and math
  • Capoeira angola
  • Drama and art
  • Sports and games
  • Projects that teach about personal and local identity

Integration events with students, teachers, families and school include:

  • Excursion
  • Community Days
  • Commemorative Parties
  • Children’s Day Party
  • Events to open each term
  • Casa do Jardim Anniversary Party (with family members and partners)
  • End of Year Party (with family members and partners)
  • Christmas Party

Expected results for children:

  1. Practice commitment and responsibility
  2. Improve academic performance
  3. Use words to express and resolve conflict
  4. Value themselves and where they live
  5. Learn to live with differences


Instituto de Desenvolvimento Local Integrado - Casa do Jardim
Rua Walpoli, 126 | Jardim Canadá, Nova Lima
Minas Gerais, Brasil | CEP 34.000-000
+55 31 98209.2662 | joannedurchfort@gmail.com