Antonio Antonieta Cintra Gordinho Foundation history dates back to the beggining of the century

50 years anniversary book (1957-2007): From philanthropy to the third sector – the experience of Antonio Antonieta Cintra Gordinho Foundation

  • Nov2017

    Alumni Meeting will be in 2017

    14 de November de 2017

    The Alumni Meeting sponsored by FAACG will now be held every two years. The date remains the same (last Saturday of November). The next event will be in 2017.

  • Message from Araydine and Higor

    14 de November de 2017

       Araydine dos Santos, 23 years-old, former student of Talita Kum Higor da Silva, 17 anos, ex-aluno e monitor do Núcleo Educacional Antonieta Cintra Gordinho.  

  • 2015

    14 de November de 2015

    FAACG serves approximately 1,400 students per year, enrolled in both formal and non-formal education, through its six units in the State of São Paulo, being five in the City of Jundiaí and one in the City of Araçariguama. In Jundiaí, the Ermida Cultural Center is also located, an initiative of...

  • 2010 onwards

    14 de November de 2010

    FAACG expands its activities with High School (2011) and Technical Education (2013). The International Education Meeting becomes a formal event held annually. [metaslider id=1483]

  • 2000s

    14 de November de 2000

    The Foundation inaugurates two units: Antonieta Chaves Cintra Gordinho (2000) São José (2004) In 2002, the City of the Boys (EACG School) begins enrolling female students in formal education, becoming the City of the Boys and Girls. In the same year, the Eloy Chaves Technology Education Center (Cetec) is created,...

  • 1990s

    14 de November de 1990

    In 1999, the first female students join the non-formal education through the inauguration of FAACG’s third unit – Talita Kum. The unit was built by Mrs. Antonieta Cintra Gordinho with her own funds, following the idea of her brother, Mr. Vail Chaves, President of the Foundation at the time. “Talita...

  • 1980s

    14 de November de 1980

    In 1981, FAACG founded its second unit, Almerinda Pereira Chaves Preschool-Kindergarten, a tribute to the mother of Mrs. Antonieta Cintra Gordinho. Still in 1981, the Antonio Cintra Gordinho School (EACG) is created at the City of the Boys. In 1985, Mrs. Antonieta Cintra Gordinho is awarded “Woman of the Year”...

  • 1970s

    14 de November de 1970

    In 1973, the City of the Boys is founded, with 30 boys spending weekdays on the unit and going back home every weekend.

  • 1960s

    14 de November de 1960

    At the beginning, the Foundation supported initiatives of other entities focused on underprivileged children. In 1966, Mr. Antonio Cintra Gordinho, the founder of FAACG, passes away. Mrs. Antonieta Cintra Gordinho begins devoting herself full time to the philanthropic causes of the Foundation.

  • 1950s

    13 de November de 1950

    In 1957, the couple Antonio and Antonieta Cintra Gordinho founded Fundação Antonio Antonieta Cintra Gordinho, inspired by the Boys Town (1938) movie, about the creation of a community for underprivileged boys in the US. The purpose of the Foundation was to provide assistance to underprivileged children, support preschool-kindergarten and birth...