Continuing Education Course in Social Entrepreneurship

Fraternity – International Humanitarian Federation (FIHF), through the Cultural and Indigenous Training Center (CCFI), participated in the continuing education course in Social Entrepreneurship promoted by the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Roraima (IFRR) – Campus Amajari .

Aimed at indigenous young people linked to the State Coordination of Youth – Youth Nucleus of the Indigenous Council of Roraima (CIR), the course had as its theme “Route of Entrepreneurship and Implementation of a Creole Seed Bank,” and took place from the 16th to the 26th of November. 

CCFI participation took place on November 21st, lasting eight hours, and was carried out jointly with the Association of Indigenous Migrants Roraimö (AMIR), involving 65 young people from the Macuxi, Ye’kwana, Wapichana and Taurepang ethnic groups.

CCFI humanitarian workers addressed themes related to the community, vocational guidance, entrepreneurship, associativism and project management, integrating dynamics, games, presentations and conversations. During the activity, the Welcoming phase of the Continuing Education Programfor Development (PFCD) was developed, with the stages The Individual (self-knowledge and vocational guidance) and The Collective (citizenship and cooperation). The Arintak route of Entrepreneurship was also presented, with the identification of significant steps for the consolidation of individual and collective undertakings.

AMIR, through lectures, dynamics and dialogues, brought the theme of training indigenous leaders, covering concepts, principles, characteristics and habits of indigenous leaders today, relating to the relevance of entrepreneurship and the promotion of food sovereignty through agroecology.

According to the participants of the training, “the activity provided interesting reflections, with the active participation and manifestation of the motivations of young indigenous leaders, who shared their knowledge and showed interest in the themes presented and discussed. In addition, it consolidated another important step for the joint work that is being developed between the Humanitarian Fraternity (FIHF), AMIR and IFRR,” they say.