All our activities in Brazil
Upon the request of public authorities and local religious, Dokita has been active since 1991 in the city of Foz do Iguaçu with several social and health care related activities for children and their families. Upon the request of local authorities and initially in collaboration with the Congregação Imaculada dos Filhos da Conceição (CFIC) recognized by the State of Parana, and then with the local counterpart Sociedade Civil Nossa Senhora Aparecida (SCNSA), we have assisted several initiatives located south of the city of Foz do Iguaçu in the district of Porto Meira close to the Vila Morenitas slum, and which primarily serve the needs of the slum’s residents.
In 1992 we supported the construction and start-up of a community outpatient diagnostic clinic, “The SCNSA Clinic", which, in collaboration with the Public Health Service (Secretaria Municipal de Saude e Saneamento), is able to expedite an average of 250 visits a day. Work is now underway on another wing that will house the diagnostic imaging facility, laboratory testing clinics with technologically advanced equipment, and the day hospital for a total of 10 counseling centers and 13 specialities. The Clinic has signed an agreement for scientific collaboration with the Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata Conception (IDI) in Rome. Worthy of mention among the activities of the Clinic are the active promotion and organization of a vocational training course for 40 nurses in conjunction with the University UNIOESTE (Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Parana), the organization of training for health care personnel, the promotion of community activities – especially for women – in the areas of health education, nutrition and family planning, and the prevention of both child abandonment and juvenile deliquency.
Back in 1993 Dokita and SCNSA started up a kindergarten, "Pré-Escola Maria-Mae", which currently assists approximately 200 children.
Through funding provided by the International Labor Organization (ILO), and in continuity with activities for pre-adolescents and adolescents of the slums, launched in 2002 was a two-year programme of integrated services for children and adolescents in situations of sexual exploitation on the border between Paraguay and Brazil. Begun in 2008 was a project co-financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in favor of the "Centro de Atenção ao Adolescente Integrl" (CAIA). This Center offers adolescents a social assistance program including social, economic, cultural and educational components for their integral development and the reduction of individual and social imbalances.
Projects in Brazil
SAD (Remote Support)
Center of Integral Attention to adolescence (CAIA)
Polyclinic Nossa Senhora Aparecida.
Pre-primary education, socialization, literacy, health education.