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December 15, 2020

WACT – We Are Changing Together

WACT was founded by a group of friends studying at Nova SBE who wanted to make a difference in the world. They had all participated in various volunteering programs and it was in Sao Tome and Principe where they started this adventure. There they came into contact with another reality, learned and watched the impact that their actions could have on the environment around them. They realized that everyone needed to have access to the necessary tools to generate positive change in themselves and others. And it was by looking at volunteering in a different way that WACT, a space for change and the development of Changemakers, emerged!

WACT has the ability to act according to a non-welfarism principle, believing that the best way to change the world is not solely by giving but by sharing knowledge, training people, and achieving equivalent benefits for the volunteer as well as to the local community. We are truly changing together

 

WACT develops training programs that adapt to your willingness to change and time available. They are available both in Portuguese and English. Welcome!

 

WACT Spirit | Training Programs
Spirit Impact

Impact is a program for those seeking the opportunity to develop personal, social, and technical skills in the area of social entrepreneurship through the creation and implementation of a pilot project in Sao Tome and Principe. This pilot's objective is to give participants the opportunity to test the project idea and acquire the necessary skills so they can be a real agent of change. With these skills, trainees will be able to be social entrepreneurs and continue to change the world through their ideas and projects.

Spirit Experience

An intercultural volunteering program, in partnership with local organizations, for a period of three weeks. Rich in personal and social learning, it is aimed at those who want to participate in solving problems identified by local organizations. In this experience, trainees will acquire essential tools for volunteering and intercultural learning and still experience incredible moments of personal sharing and discovery!

Spirit Express

An intense, dynamic and practical training, 100% online, where you will have the opportunity to meet incredible Changemakers and acquire technical tools in the area of entrepreneurship.

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Alumni Nova SBE Co-Founders:

João Loureiro Rodrigues, João Cotter Salvado, Vitória Campelo Ribeiro, Teresa Dias Coelho, and Nuno Alvim.

Alumni at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia:

Diogo Pires Aurélio.

 

Link:

http://www.wact.pt/

João Loureiro

João Loureiro

Alumni | Teaching Assistant | Consultant at Nova School of Business and Economics | Head of Sustainability at Nova University of Lisbon | Co-founder of WACT

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