These sponsors currently support CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER:
The Rotary Club Vila Antonieta funds a project at the Instituto Mater Dei, an organization for children with disabilities in São Paulo’s East Zone.
The Fundação Cargill supports our School Gardens Project in Porto Ferreira in the State of São Paulo and in Ponta Grossa in the State of Paraná through its “de grão em grão”-program.
The biotech company Biogen finances a school garden in São Paulo.
Working together with these partners we expand the reach of our projects, connect globally and find solutions for existing problems:
Since 2008, there is collaboration with the Brazil project in Metzingen, Germany. Through mutual project visits and cultural exchange both sides gain new ideas and insights.
The cooperation with the Secretary for Development, Labor and Entrepreneurship of the City of São Paulo was established in 2014 and aims at the proliferation of urban agriculture and the creation of work opportunities in São Paulo.
The biotech start-up Horizonte Fértil collaborates with CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER to optimize its innovative composting techniques.
CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER is an associated partner of the Roof Water Farm pilot project of the Technical University of Berlin. The goal of this cooperation is to develop innovative concepts of urban agriculture for the Brazilian context.
In the past CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER was supported by:
These organizations have supported us in the past.
The Japanese General Consulate in São Paulo enabled CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER to buy more agricultural machinery in 2009.
The New Zealand Embassy helped CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER to build an agricultural greenhouse in 2009.
CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER was able to start the Agricultural Greenhouses Project with the support of the Swiss Embassy. In 2009 three greenhouses were funded by the Embassy.
The Interamerican Foundation helped CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER in various areas from September 2009 to 2012. The foundation took care of technical equipment, as well as staff and management costs.
Petrobras helped CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER in different ways from 2005 to 2010, such as acquisition of machinery and human resources.
Today the partly state owned company makes plots of its land available to set up community gardens.
CIDADES SEM FOME (CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) which has set up sustainable agrarian projects in urban and rural areas based on organic farming. The aim is to help and teach people to manage their own business and become financially independent. Community Gardens, School Gardens and Agricultural Greenhouses have been developed on unused and neglected public and private areas within social focal points to provide jobs and improve the diets of adults and children. In 2009 the Small Family Farms Project, the organizations fourth project, has been set up in Rio Grande do Sul, to train farmers in multiple cropping as an alternative to monoculture and help them starting new businesses in organic farming.
CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER was founded in 2004 in São Paulo by Hans Dieter Temp, who has a degree in Business Administration, and is a Technician for Agriculture and Environmental Policies. In 2013 Hans Dieter Temp was selected and awarded with the title Social Entrepreneur “Changemaker” by Ashoka. CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER has received numerous national and international awards, such as the Milton Santos Award in 2014, created to honor entities and people who have contributed with the city of São Paulo. In 2012 CITIES WITHOUT HUNGER was selected by Caixa Econômica Federal for its commitment to the realization of the UN-Millennium Goals. The organization was also awarded with the Dubai International Award for Best Practices 2010 (UN-HABITAT).