Mercy and Rescue Project (AMISPA), was born due to existential
needs tha we found where we operate, which means these have the
real insight of the difficulties there in, lack of roads, lack
of information, medical care, schooling, overall lack the necessary
resources vital to their survival.
high rate of children, adolescents and women without the opportunity
to read and write due to the work that they are forged to perform.
For example, manual labor in the fields without any recourse for
their proper execution, women who will collect wood, street vendors
of vegetables and greens, hard work of extracting palm oil and
more and more ......
due to these occupations, largely motivated by ignorance, has
high every day, what we consider as the increase of people this
ground without opportunity of access to education, always treading
the chronic illiteracy.
Seeing the situation unfold before our eyes, restless, takes us
as first responders to train teachers and build schools in these
locations less tangible in order to significantly reduce the rate
of illiteracy in the country.
area of education referred to the project, is located in the neighborhoods
of Bandim / Bethlehem (PMS2) and Antula (PMS1), which respectively
have about 600 students in those neighborhoods.
In these locations its concentrated 33% of the population belonging
to Pepel and Balanta ethnic that forme the total population of
Guinea Bissau, arriving in search of better conditions of life
and unfortunately faced with a harsh reality, lack of infrastructure
prepared for receive employment and social assistance necessary.
to this fact, the Mercy and Rescue Project (AMISPA) launches the
attention on capital of Bissau, obviously with intent / purpose
of subsequently extended to more poor villages.