Strengthening and unifying the agenda of women’s rights and socioenvironmental justice

By Vanessa Ourique Purper CASA Socio-Environmental Fund is part of the Global Alliance for Green and Gender Action – GAGGA, a five-year program, financed by the Dutch Government, which aims to enhance the collective power of women’s and socio-environmental justice movements and groups. The main objective is to contribute to policies and practices that provide […]

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Establishing connections to strengthen joint actions

By Vanessa Ourique Purper CASA Socioenvironmental Fund believes that strengthening the capacities of grassroots groups and integrating the forces of defenders of the great biomes of South America is a very efficient way of moving forward with actions to protect ecosystems and people. For this reason, whenever it’s possible, we offer spaces for exchange with […]

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CASA has funded local indigenous communities' access to legal advice so that they can demand reparations for decades of adverse health effects in their communities, contamination of their food sources, and other serious problems.

Small grants can make big impacts

Building a culture of philanthropy in the global South is a herculean task, but small grants can still make big changes. Read the article written by Maria Amália Souza, CASA’s Director and Co-founder, as a contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on funding and human rights. It is published on openDemocracy website. A version of this […]

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Director and co-founder of CASA Socio-Environmental Fund nominated for international prize

Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize is given to individuals who work for the development of philanthropy for progressive social change in emerging market countries. CASA Socio-Environmental Fund is really proud to announce that its co-founder and Director, Maria Amália Souza, is one of the seven finalists for the fourth edition of Olga Alexeeva Memorial Prize. Maria […]

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A transformational partnership: CASA and CAIXA Funds

During the last weeks, the CASA Socio-Environmental Fund website published ten very special stories, presenting people, communities, and initiatives of great importance and impact, crowning ten years of work of this institution. Concluding this special celebration, we are honored and elated to present here the great partnership between the CASA Fund and the CAIXA Socioenvironmental […]

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