The Ave é Vida Institute is a non-profit and doesn’t belong to any political party, whose operation is governed by a statute and by other legal provisions that are applicable.
The Ave é Vida Institute aims to assist, support, encourage, develop and promote social activities, cultural, educational, scientific and technology aimed at the protection, preservation and conservation of the environment and promoting sustainable development.
To fulfill its purpose, the Ave é Vida Institute acts either through the direct execution of projects, programs or plans of actions and through support to other nonprofit organizations and public sector agencies working in related fields.
In developing its activities, the Institute will observe the principles of legality, impersonality, morality, publicity, economy and efficiency and will not discriminate based on race, color, gender or religion.
The Ave é Vida Institute will adopt practices of management, necessary and sufficient to curb production, individually or collectively, benefits and personal benefits as a result of participation in decision making.
The Institute will apply its available funds, in full, in the country, in maintaining and developing its institutional purposes. But neither is unable to perform expenses abroad, where these benefits involve activities that it develops in the country.
The Institute''s headquarters and jurisdiction are in the city of Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais, at 910, Antonio Bortolani Street, in Bortolani, the zip code is 37704-397. And it can keep dependencies at any location of the National Territory.
The Institute Ave é Vida´s duration is indefinite.
This institute, CGC / CNPJ No. 08.282.085/0001-50, was qualified on February 13, 2007, as a Civil Society Organization of Public Interest pursuant to Law No. 9790 of March 23, 1999.