Oficina de Artes Boracea

Boracea is a shelter for the homeless run by the City Government of São Paulo, Brazil. The OFICINA or Workshop was developed as en effort to create opportunities for income generation for the homeless residents of the shelter. The association of artisans includes former and current residents of the shelter who after a period of apprenticeship are able to earn enough to pay for their own housing. Their incredibly colorful products are made almost entirely from old newspapers, magazines and non-toxic dyes.

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