Viver de Afetos 

Support for older people provided by a network of community volunteers


Promoter: Câmara de Lobos Viva – Associação de Desenvolvimento Comunitário
Territorial reach: Autonomous Region of Madeira
Participating municipality: Câmara de Lobos
Target group: Isolated seniors
Duration: 2 years
SDG: 3. Good Health and Well-being


This initiative seeks to cover all age groups in a community and offers in-home entertainment services through weekly visits by social service staff, socio-cultural entertainment staff and nearly 20 volunteers who build close trust-based relationships. Keeping older people company, listening to their stories or helping them with everyday tasks are just some of the activities included in the initiative.

Sustainable Development Goals


This project contributes to the following SDG target:


Target 3.4

By 2030, reduce by one third premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention and treatment and promote mental health and well-being.

Updated on 18 september 2020

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