Florestan Fernandes National School needs your help to keep operating. Located in Guararema (70 km from São Paulo city) , the ENFF , opened with a major international event on January 23 2005. The school, was built between 2000 and 2005 , thanks to the volunteer work of more than a thousand landless people and suporters. Its mission is to meet the training needs of social movements and organizations fighting for a fairer world.
The funds for its construction were obtained from the sale of photos from Sebastião Salgado and the book Earth (photos by Sebastião Salgado, José Saramago's text and music by Chico Buarque) and through the contribution of workers organizations of Brazil, Latin America and several parts of the world.
The resources for its maintenance and operation are obtained through national and international projects, by donations from social organizations and social movements and the increasing individual voluntary collaboration of women and men who support the project .