Social Projects

Ocean Films | Seas in Sight Project - The Challenge of Brazilian Sea Sustainability

Why does the death of oceans put our own lives at risk? How best can we protect the deep blue that covers 70% of the planet? Is it possible to reverse the damage done by humans to the seas?

These are some of the questions the series “Seas in sight” will answer. It focuses on the most recent initiatives to contain the destruction of Brazilian ocean, preserving its vast biodiversity, from its deepest waters to the coastal zones of the South Atlantic.

Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) supports the five episodes of this first season, through the Federal Audiovisual Incentive Law, where the spectator will follow the communities, researchers and environmentalists actions and innovative solutions to the most dangerous problems that threaten the Brazilian Sea.

Coproduced by Produtora Brasileira and Ocean Films, the documentary series “Seas in sight” has received support from Unesco, the Brazilian Navy and the University of São Paulo Oceanographic Institute.


Compartilhar Institute | Vôlei em Rede Project - Rio/RJ

Vôlei em Rede Project integrates the educational sports programme of Compartilhar Institute, a non-for-profit organisation founded by Bernardinho - one of Brazil’s most successful volleyball coaches - that has had a positive impact through its initiatives across the country.

In a welcoming and fun environment, teachers apply the institution’s own volleyball initiation methodology, which prioritises sports values such as cooperation, responsibility, respect and autonomy, with the aim of contributing to the development of young boys and girls. Besides social inclusion and the opportunity to participate in various events, the project also encourages a healthier lifestyle in a society that is increasingly less active. 

In Rio de Janeiro/RJ, more than a thousand students from 15 public schools participate in after-school activities as a way to enhance the transformative role of public education spaces. The organization has partnered with the local government (Secretaria de Educação, Prefeitura Municipal do Rio) and receives financial support from Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) through the Federal Sports Incentive Law (Lei Federal de Incentivo ao Esporte do Ministério do Esporte).


Pequeno Príncipe Hospital | Integral Health Project

Queiroz Galvão Exploração e Produção (QGEP) supports the Pequeno Príncipe Hospital, Brazil’s largest pediatric hospital, which 70% of its services are dedicated to users of the national public health system. Annually, the hospital provides more than 300 thousand outpatient treatments to boys and girls from all over the country.

The Hospital is located in Curitiba and is considered a national reference in pediatrics with its 99 years of history. It promotes health, through scientific and technical excellence and humanization, to thousands of children and teenagers in over 30 medical fields, such as oncology, cardiology, orthopedics, neurology, as well as others.

The Company supports the Integral Health Project, which contributes to the establishment of fundamental rights for patients and integral accommodation of family members in the institution. This initiative supports humanized and high quality health assistance, the strengthening of familial bonds and makes a series of complementary services feasible. In the last year, the project contributed to enable more than 10 thousand psychological treatments, 87 thousand volunteer activities, 138 thousand meals served and 6 thousand services to further education through schoolwork monitoring.


Hospital de Amor | Amparo ao Idoso Project 

The most advanced oncological hospital in Brazil with 100% assistance through Brazilian Public Health System (SUS), sustained mainly through associates' donations. The Hospital has qualified doctors, produces research to increase cure rates and has a physical and technological structure inspired by the best cancer hospitals in the world.

The Amparo ao Idoso Project aims to expand and further qualify the initiatives that evolve the treatment and care of the elderly throughout the process of combating the disease, 100% free of charge via SUS. Including - medical staff, purchase of medicines, hotels, social and legal assistance, integration and humanization events and professional training. 


Other Projects

Portinari Project

The Company believes in education and by supporting the Portinari Project, had the objective of valuing culture thus bringing information to all, including those communities further removed from the larger urban centers.

The partnership started in 2010 with the support of the Guerra e Paz Project and the aim to make the painter’s work available to all with the development of the Portinari Portal – an extensive website which makes the Portinari Project collection available, free of charge, to the general public.

Between 2011 and 2014, the tour of the “Art and Environment” exhibition was started within the scope of the Portinari Project for All – with 22 reproductions of Portinari’s works and the empowerment of public school teachers in partnership with the Bureaus of Culture of the municipalities being served. Debuting in the South of Bahia, through the cities of Ilhéus, Canavieiras, Una, and Belmonte. In 2012, the exhibition was taken to Rio+20 – remaining in Rio de Janeiro until December – and to the city of Resende, Duque de Caxias, Bom Jesus de Itabapoana, Maricá, São Francisco de Itabapoana, Arraial do Cabo, Cabo Frio and Recife. The project continued to São Paulo stopping by the cities of Ubatuba, Caraguatatuba, São Sebastião, and Ilhabela.

In the 4 years of the project, were more than 80,000 visitors, 881 contemplated schools and approximately 600 empowered teachers.


Viva Vôlei Project

Focusing on contributing to the development of communities in areas surrounding its operations, QGEP maintains projects linked to sports, with a belief in interaction and teamwork for the development of a group or community. Therefore, for 6 years (2010-2016), the Company supported the Viva Vôlei Project, aligning sports, citizenship, and social inclusion.

Located in the communities of Campinhos and Canavieiras, in South Bahia, the project was carried out in partnership with the Viva Vôlei Institute and the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV).

In these 6 years, the Viva Vôlei / QGEP hubs have been established as one of the most successful social and sports programs in the region, benefiting school-age children and their families with educational psychology support.



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