Semi Finalist 17: Padaria Pão com História
Field: Education and youth
Summary of the idea:
The “Pão com História” bakery will be a social business, located in a vulnerable district, which intends to create lasting jobs and reduce school drop-out and absenteeism. It is a holistic concept, including: 1) training on the job for bakery trainees, empowering them to exercise and maintain the profession of baker, through the development of own resources and soft skills, promoting sustainability of their families and a smooth integration into the labour market and 2) area to stimulate children’s learning (6 to 12 years) through a dynamic and liveable methodology, empowering them to “know how to do it and make it happen”, exploiting their talents and skills, strengthening their link to school, community and family.