Volunteers Provide a Range of Services at the Amparo Abuela Walquiria Home (Santos, Brazil)

Social Volunteering, Volunteering

Santos_003_Amparo abuela_Walquiria_en_Santos Santos_004_Amparo abuela_Walquiria_en_SantosSantos_005_Amparo abuela_Walquiria_en_SantosSantos_006_Amparo abuela_Walquiria_en_Santos Santos_007_Amparo abuela_Walquiria_en_SantosSantos_015_Amparo abuela_Walquiria_en_SantosA group of 37 volunteers from New Acropolis in Santos, Brazil, provided different repair and technical assistance services to elderly residents at the Amparo Abuela Walquiria Home in São Vicente (city of Santos). The work teams divided into different areas, including painting walls; repairing iron bedframes;  and beauty services (brushing, manicure and pedicure). Occupational therapy services were also provided – such as drawing and stimulation of movement using plasticine. Music and reading contributed even further to the good atmosphere that developed amongst everyone involved.

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