Northeast of Brasil - Guarabira

The sozio - economic environment of Guarabira


Nearly one-third lives in the Northeast of Brasil.

The region is culturally very diverse and characterized by the poruges colonial, the cultur oft he former african slaves and also of the indian influences.

Till today the Northeast of Brasil suffers under poverty, dicrimination and child labor. Especially in the back country and the urban centres.

Thats why it roses up crime, violence and corruption as in the rest of Brazil.

The low economic development, the lack of infrastructure, the large income inequality, the unfair land ownership distribution and the recurrent droughts are also a current problem. All oft hat ensures strong emigration.

Despite socio-political measures and subsidies by the Government could hardly chance the inequality in income and poverty.

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As the Center of the Region Guarabira with 17 towns and 188.060 People, Guarabira has a political and economical Position in the development. That is why an influx was help by the Population, wich settled in marginal districts. The social Situation is characterized by the N-s slope: Census 2010 by the brazilian Institute of Geography, the HDI in Guarabira at 0,673 is GDP per Capita and real 9.526,70 and gini coefficient at 53,7.


The preventive projekt Anajó managed three suburbs on the eastern edge of the city of Guarabira. Bairro Nordeste, Bairro Nordeste II und Bairro das Nacoes. There live a 25.000 people.


In these suburbs the municipality has invested for decades no money. The quality of schools are bad. You can see it clearly on the circumstances on place. Children hwo grow up in these districts often have no chance for a better future. Illiteracy often is not uncommon. By the way often the children have no time to go to school. Because of social diadvantage, financially weakened families have to send their children to work.

Other advised in danger of crime, drugs, prostitution or homesessness. The typicially age of onset is 8-14, striking is, most of the kids and young people are boys from afro-brasilian ancestry.

To break this vicious circle of poorness and crime it needs education. At this point puts Anajó.