About Tecendo Sonhos

Collaborating for the promotion of worthy working relationships, through actions that integrate owners of sewing workshops, stakeholders and technologies that change the relations of the textile chain.

About the Program

The Tecendo Sonhos program is an iniciative of Aliança Empreendedora, with the aim of promoting fair and dignifying labor relations in the textile chain, with Latin immigrants, through entrepreneurship education and training. The program’s actions seek to integrate micro and small entrepreneurs in the textile chain, social organizations working in migration, government, social networks, researches and technologies that transform chain relations and the responsible consumption.

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Pillars of the Program

The actions of the program are carried out through four main pillars:


Entrepreneurial Education

- Entrepreneurial Education: Management skills for entrepreneurs, or immigrants who wish to undertake. In addition to participating in the training, entrepreneurs are also supported through mentoring, and access exclusive content to develop their business, taking into account the particularity and reality of sewing workshops. In this way, they are expected to better understand their rights and duties, exploring the management of their business in a more organized way, and consequently improving their, their families’, and employees’ life quality. Another important thing is to look for regularization for better insertion in the market. To this end, there is the support and execution of mobilization and training of partner organizations: CAMI - Centro de Apoio e Pastoral do Migrante, Coletivo¡Si, Yo Puedo! and PAL - Presença na América Latina.

Cause Dissemination

Carrying out activities that disseminate the best practices present in the textile chain, sharing successful cases, creating content to support sewing workshops to regularize, and promoting dialogue among the various actors that participate in the textile chain.


Strategic participation in groups, networks and actions aimed at disseminating the cause within the sector, through partnerships. The objective is to influence and participate in discussions that can improve the working conditions of immigrants, in the development of public policies, and also, to make the project become a reference when thinking about promoting decent relationships within the textile chain.

Technological Solution

Mapping and connecting different technologies that support the qualification of the sewing workshops and/or that promotes worthy working relationships in the sector. It is highlighted the support for the formation of ALINHA startup, a platform that aims at promoting fairer trade relations between the sewing workshops with manufactures that hire them. It is a Program partner, thus we forward some of the workshops that participate in the training to be accelerated by ALINHA and then have access to the platform.