Pulsar program

Project name:

Pulsar Program

Project location: 

Brazil 

Sub-focus area: 

Education

The Pulsar Program offers workshops to public technical schools and is focused on three pillars: entrepreneurship, sustainability and sustainable development goals, and energy.

The workshops offer technical support to young people to build projects that solve real problems related to energy.  At the end of the program, students participate in a Demo Day where they present their ideas to an examining board, which evaluates and presents awards to the best ideas.

Impact:

Since 2018 the program has benefited 400 students in 10 cities within the São Paulo and Bahia regions of Brazil

Partners:

Centro Paula Souza, part of São Paulo State Government and Impact Hub São Paulo

 

Partnering for the environment

Project name:

Partnering for the environment

Project location: 

Brazil 

Sub-focus area: 

Education

The Geração+ Program aims to promote students’ creativity and leadership through social and environmental challenges related to natural resources, contributing to the creation of solutions that positively impact communities. The project trains public elementary school teachers to address concepts and values of sustainability in four categories: energy, fauna and flora, waste management and leisure and safety and. For each category, participants develop research activities that strengthen reading, writing, artistic expression, observation and critical sense skills. 

Impact:

Since 2019 the program has benefited 5,856 students and 409 teachers in 10 cities of São Paulo, Brazil

Partners:

Municipal Department of Education, LaFabbrica Brasil and AES Brasil Volunteers