On the last December 6th, Hydro participated in the inauguration of the “Usina da Paz”, a project integrated with the Territórios da Paz Program (TerPaz), which will benefit residents of the Terra Firme neighborhood, in Belém. On October 21st, the company had already delivered the unit in the Jurunas e Condor neighborhoods and, scheduled for January 12, 2023, the third unit under construction through the partnership should be delivered, in the Guamá neighborhood.
The UsiPaz complex will be managed by the State Government and will provide neighboring residents with access to more than 70 free services, such as medical, dental and psychological care, legal advice, issuance of documents, leadership training, training and professional courses, benefiting more than 60,000 people with the possibility of social inclusion, citizenship services, education, health, entrepreneurship, opportunities that bring social transformation.
“With this new Usina da Paz, this time in Terra Firme, we are confirming Hydro's commitment to supporting the improvement of the quality of life of the communities of Pará. This initiative is in line with the company's Corporate Social Responsibility values and strategy, guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Education, employment and access to culture are social transformers and Hydro is committed to the objective of making the society where it operates more inclusive and better for everyone”, emphasizes Anderson Baranov, Senior Vice President of External Relations at Hydro in South America”.
The space has the capacity to receive about 1,500 people per day and has two service buildings, a multi-sports court, sand court, multicultural space; semi-Olympic swimming pool; playground, audiovisual rooms and digital inclusion. There are also spaces for free courses and dance, music, robotics, martial arts, musicalization and library. The facilities are adapted for access by people with disabilities.
About the project - The Usinas da Paz (UsiPaz) are multifunctional complexes of the Government of Pará that seek social transformation, reduction of violence and more citizenship. The works on the Terra Firme complex were carried out in partnership with Hydro and carried out by companies from Pará, through a cooperation agreement with the State.
UsiPaz Terra Firme is located in Passagem Belo Horizonte, between Avenida Perimetral and Passagem do Arame, next to Eletronorte's land.