Founded by Father Américo in 1949, Casa do Gaiato is a family for those who don’t have it. Welcoming, education and integrating into society children and young people who, for whatever reason, have been deprived of a normal family environment.
The maintenance of Casa do Gaiato depends on projects, donations and self-sustainability activities, in which the boys of Casa do Gaiato in the self-learning system participate, with the follow-up of masters, teachers and older boys, developing their skills and discovering a future profession.
Casa do Gaiato welcomes 156 boys in boarding school, also supporting 52 other young people and providing both groups with professional training actions.
In one year, this installation gives a solar yield of 7.09 MWh and is responsible for the avoidance of 2451.30 kilograms of CO2 emissions.