A Local Economic Development Agency (Adel) and the Quadran Brazil started this week, the activities of the Training and Support Project for Young Entrepreneurs and Rural Protagonists. The project runs by the New Business and benefits thirty (30) sixteen young people (16) communities located around the Serrote Wind-Solar Complex Of Quadran Brazil in the municipality of Trairi/EC.
The inaugural class of the Course Entrepreneurship and Rural business management, first activity of the project with young people, had the presence of leaders, Partners, Researchers, Adel employees, as Wagner Gomes and Aurigele Alves, Business Director and Program Director, respectively. Sulamita Netherlands, Socio-environmental Advisor to Quadran Brasil and Hanná Louretto, Communication Advisor of Quadran Brasil.
Sulamita Netherlands, Hanná Louretto, Jose Airton, community leadership of Serrote and Wagner Gomes
Sulamita Netherlands highlighted the importance of dreams in his speech to young beneficiaries. Active in the territory, she said she always perceived hopelessness in local youth. The young man at the end of high school or a College ends up going through a time of many challenges and insecurities. "Having you here is for me a commitment to dreams, because we only do something in life if we dream, having ideas and ethics we go far. You are the first and representatives of other young people. Each of you going back to the communities is going to have another look, with the support of these people here from Adel that I have been following for years, i saw grow. Here you have the dream and reality", reinforces the Advisor.
Wagner Gomes highlighted the history of Adel herself as an example of entrepreneurship that worked, an organisation created by young people also rural communities. Encouraged young people to make the most of the activities. "This has been a project designed by several hands. From the beginning we thought, we build and debate well what actions would have an impact on the territory. It is difficult to undertake, resilience and endurance are needed, but undertaking is possible", highlights. To the Business Director of Adel, the Project creates possibilities for positive social mobility and the guarantee of fundamental freedoms of these young people living in the rural environment of the municipality of Trairi.
One of the business ideas shared by selected young people is focusing on joinery. Albis dos Santos, 29, resides in the Canaan community, in Trairi and his business idea is focused on wooden crafts. It aims to value the history of the beaches of the region and enthusiastically reported its expectations when participating in the project.
"I want to undertake with craftsmanship, we have many beautiful beaches and landscapes to show through this work. The course came at a good time, I will make my best effort to acquire knowledge and open my mind about how to set up a business and who knows how to be selected to access a credit line and thus be able to buy the necessary tools", emphasizes the young.
Maria Veni Braga
The young Maria Veni Braga, 28, who resides in the Tamanduá/Trairi community, dreams of riding a meliponary. Maria Veni states that in addition to being a sustainable project, it's something that's missing in your community and county. "I am President of the Community Association of Tamanduá, I am part of the religious movement and participate in the women's football team of my community. I'm well engaged, want to set up a business in the area of meliponiculture, is feasible for my region. Today we start the Entrepreneurship Course and hope to acquire new knowledge about business management and management, to build an enterprise with financial and environmental sustainability", highlights.
About the project
About 100 young people from canaan communities; New world; Stream of Theftados; Caraúbas; Handsaw; Anteater; Gurguri; Mucunã; Ramada Stream; Hard Floor; Colchester; Goiti; Bored Dick; Workshop; Atola and Esperinha, signed up to participate in the Project. Of these, Sixty (60) young people were classified for the second stage.
In the first stage of the Project, young people participate in the Entrepreneurship course and Rural Business Management, that addresses the first steps to undertake. It is hoped to foster the development of technical and management skills with these young people, So that they are able to understand their contexts and environments of actuation, identify opportunities and potentialities to create and start projects.
This week, young people participated in the basic training stage of the. Through immersive encounters, they work concepts and tools to start building their Business Projects, Whether for economic or social purposes. The Business project is essential for the young person to have access to credit, through the Footpaths background, own and private credit initiative created and managed by Adel, which will feature quadran brasil investments.