Instituto DARA


October 2020

Saúde Criança is now Dara Institute! #WeAreDaraNow

Dara means guiding star in an Asian Sanskrit, a two-way guide: on the one hand, the work of volunteers, employees and contributors; on the other, the strength of entire families that guide us to work for those at-risk. The name change represents the strenghthness of the institution.

October, 2020

Enough! Poverty is not normal. You can also be a Changemaker

Dara Institute promotes a campaign to eradicate social inequality and the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic. NGO encourages the fight against structural poverty for a more egalitarian and developed society in Brazil. You can also be a Changemaker!

October, 2020

What is the legacy of the Covid-19 pandemic?

At the end of the 1980s, as a doctor, working at Hospital da Lagoa, in Rio de Janeiro, I clearly perceived the relationship between the diseases that affected children hospitalized there and the situation of risk and social vulnerability to which they and their families were subjected.

Dra. Vera Cordeiro – Interview – Café Filosófico


Skoll – Dara Institute

Family Action Plan

Armínio Fraga – Testimony about Dara Institute

TV report Globonews – Instituto Dara