Alvaro de Azambuja Cardozo (Captain Cardozo) and his wife Alice formed a couple with strong and sincere ideals of love and brotherhood. The intention of this couple was to set up a charity where sheltered elderly needy, but had no financial conditions for such venture.
Dona Alice passed away in 1949 and in the year 1952, Captain Cardozo was awarded the 1st prize of the Federal Lottery.
Then, with the prize money, the Captain acquired an area of approximately 30,000 m², along the Presidente Dutra Highway in Guarulhos, starting the construction of the "Casa dos Velhos Sr. Alice" ( CVIA) , in honor of his wife.
Takes care of proven needy male elderly free of charge.
Address: Av. Ladislau Kardos, 94 - Km 207 Via Dutra
City: Guarulhos - SP
Telephone: (11) 2480-4566 | (11) 2480-0508