Based on the pillars of “Advocacy – Communication – Education – Innovation”, the Alana Institute gathers projects whose main goal is to mobilize society around issues related to childhood. The Institute was created 20 years ago in Jardim Pantanal, a vulnerable community in the city of São Paulo’s eastern outskirts, and has broadened the scope of its work over the past decade.
With the mission of “honoring children,” it takes on activities and projects that favor their full development and defend the rights of children and adolescents, as can be seen here .
President: Ana Lucia de Mattos Barretto Villela
Vice-President: Alfredo Egydio Arruda Villela Filho and Marcos Nisti
CEO: Marcos Nisti
Treasurer: Daniel Vieira da Costa
The main task of the Advisory Council is to opine about the mission, vision and directories of the Institute, proposing new courses of action for the team. With this, the Council assists the Institute to follow a guideline of its activities, in accordance with the provisions of its bylaws. Belonging to this group are:
Carlos Alberto Libânio Christo (Frei Betto)
Claudia Leme Ferreira Davis
Maria Lúcia Zoega de Souza
The Fiscal Council has the responsibilities of monitoring, auditing and inspecting the financial
and equity operations of the Institute. Tax advisors of the Institute include:
Eduardo Marchetti Rios
Richard Lyon Thorp Bilton
Alanapar is the branch for Alana’s participation in the Social Businesses market. Through new ventures and partnerships with companies and funds, Alanapar is committed to creating positive impact in an economically viable manner.
Launched in 2014, its primary mission is to achieve social impact and broaden its reach, also seeking a level of profit that will guarantee the continuity and improvement of its activities, and that will help finance investments in new Social Businesses. Alanapar fulfills its mission through enabling high-potential investments and providing management support.
The Alana Foundation, based in the United States, was founded in 2012 and is completely philanthropic. It currently supports the following study: