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Detection and Protection for Environmental Defenders

Franciscan Solidarity Service

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Transforming Development Finance
  • Grant Amount $25,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2018–November 30, 2019
  • Location Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Geographic Focus Brazil

About this grant

The Franciscan Solidarity Service is a Catholic association in Brazil that promotes a vision of social action based on social, human, and environmental rights and Franciscan Christian principles, aimed at the construction of social and environmental justice. Over the proposed project period, the grantee’s professionals will work in the Brazilian Amazon to map threats to communities and environmental human rights defenders and promote strategies to improve safety and solidarity of communities and environmental human rights defenders.