Oldest daughter of nine siblings, divided with her parents the responsibility of taking care of the family, household and plantation
One of thirteen children of the couple of farmers Antônio and Maria de Fátima, Benedito had always been motivated by his parents to study and work to help in the family support
Everardo’s work with bees started when he observed his uncle Raimundo Sebastião’s production, still in the 1970’s.
Gilberlane Oliveira (22), from a very young age, showed autonomy in household chores. His first activity in farming was with his father, when he was ten years old.
Working in a plantation is an activity that Gilberto (65) learned as a child with his father and passed on to his four children.
Living in the center of the town of Paracuru, west coast of Ceará, since she was three years old, Ganesh Rai (18)
Michel Moreira (28), known as Xexel, and Maria Aparecida Sousa (25) work together in the enterprise Xexel do Camarão, in Paracuru
Patrícia Rocha da Silva (27) learned very early the value of work. At the age of fourteen, having only middle school
Rafael Marques (23) demonstrated he was curious about technology and fixing objects around the house since he was little
Maria das Luzes Castro Soares (19), known as Romênia (first name her parents had chosen before her birth), lives in the community of Núcleo B in Pentecoste
15th Award Marketing Best Social Responsibility (2016)
Nominated to the 15th Award Marketing Best Social Responsibility promoted by EDITORA REFERÊNCIA / REVISTA MARKETING and by MADIAMUNDOMARKETING, with the support of ABRAMARK – Brazilian Academy of Marketing and of agency Rae, MP.
Award ODM Brasil (2013)
The Young Rural Entrepreneur Program won the 5th edition of the Award ODM Brasil for its contribution to accomplish the goals of Development Objectives of the Millenium (ODM).
Award Banco do Brasil of Social Technology (2013)
The Young Rural Entrepreneur Program (PJER) was recognized as a social technology in the category youth.
Award Itaú Fund of Social Excellence – FIES (2012)
The Young Rural Entrepreneur Program accomplished the National Award granted by Itaú Fund of Social Excellence – FIES 2012.
Visionaris – Award Social Entrepreneur UBS- 4th edition (2012)
Was one of the four finalist institutions of the award that supports the work of social entrepreneurs. Promoted by UBS AG, leader company in the sector of global financial services in partnership with Ashoka, international organization.
Award Community Entrepreneurship Alliance (2012)
Granted to the young man Neto Ribeiro, participant of the Young Rural Entrepreneur Program of Adel. He won the 2nd Award Community Entrepreneurship Alliance, in the category young entrepreneur.
Award ODM Brasil (2012)
Homaged by Award ODM Brasil for the contribution to accomplish the goals of Development Objectives of the Millenium (ODM). Adel was one of the first finalist institutions in the 4th edition of Award ODM Brasil among 1.638 enrolled practices nationwide.
Winner of the Project Generosity, from Editora Globo, won the amount of R$200 thousand to continue the actions and projects in the field of local development.
PNUD/Assembleia do Ceará-eu curto essa cidade (2011)
Winner with the Project “Social Technology of Strengthening Family Agriculture”. The award was promoted by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in partnership with Assembly of Ceará.
Challenge Economic Opportunities for All (2011)
Winner of the Challenge Economic Opportunities for All from Changemakers of Ashoka and Ebay Foundation. International on-line contest with the goal of finding ideas and initiatives that help give shape to the field of social businesses in the world.
Award Ozires Silva of Sustainable Entrepreneurship (2011)
Winner of the category social-civic among the best sustainable entrepreneurial initiatives that contribute to local and regional development. The contest was organized by Foundation Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and Paranaense Network of Communication (PRC).
National Award of Regional Development (2010)
Chosen among the five best Successful Practices of Production and Institutional Management, awarded by the Ministry of National Integration.
Award Social Entrepreneur of Future (2010)
Granted to the Director of Institutional Relations and co-founder of Adel, Wagner Gomes, in recognition to the work developed by the organization. Promoted by Folha de São Paulo and Shwab Foundation, the award identifies innovative social initiatives nationwide.
Award Rosani Cunha of Social Development (2010)
Winner of the second place among the Best Practices of Civil Society in the area of productive inclusion. The Award Rosani Cunha is promoted by Ministry of Social Development (MDS), sponsored by Caixa Econômica.
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WHO WE ARE
The Local Economic Development Agency (Adel) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote local development of rural communities through entrepreneurship and social role of young farmers.
Pentecost – seat
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Camp, Pentecost – CE / Brasil
São Gonçalo do Amarante- Training Center
Village Sororoca, S/N
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