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Journey for Change visits Transition Brasilândia

Journey For Change Visits Brasa

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It happened on Saturday 31/05 in Brasilândia the visit of the Journey for Change group, an organization that organizes a day bringing some social leaders from abroad to meet interesting social initiatives in Brazil. The idea was to generate an exchange of experiences between the movement of Transition Towns of Brasilândia and social entrepreneurs from outside (including the founders of social business incubators in India,  UK, the CEO of the School of Social Entrepreneurship, a consultant to the British government for public-private partnerships, an English consultant on social innovation and marketing coordinator Natura)

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Our tour kicked off at the group of the local economy, Brasilianas, which is a supportive development comprising women, who in addition to artisans, act as environmental agents, collecting banners and tissues that are no longer used by the textile industries of São Paulo. This collection, derive raw materials to develop  economic activities as:  ART-MAKING RECYCLING BAGS AND ACCESSORIES HANDMADE

From there we left for Geodesic CEU Paulistano where Monica Picavea presented the Transition movement in Brasilândia and spoke about the purpose and social entrepreneurship.

The Girls from the community bakery Doces Talentos,  prepared a delicious snack for the group.