Pegadas is an association made up of 80 volunteers between the ages of 18 and 25. Pegadas came into existence in 2008 and, working with 5 institutions based in council housing estates on the outskirts of Lisbon. today consists of various summer camps.
In collaboration with these institutions, Pegadas accompanies children and young people throughout the year and, in the summer, provides them with a week in the country, all expenses paid.
By caring, Pegadas aims to transmit values.
Their values are:
Their mission is:
Lastly, by basing their organisations within council housing estates and by establishing friendly relationships, strengthened in the Christian faith, Pegadas aims to accompany the greatest number of children and young people.