Dress a Girl Around the World

Dress a Girl Around the World

More than 12,000 dresses and 4,000 shorts have been distributed in more than 22 countries since July 2016, mostly in Africa, in places such as nursery schools, schools, orphanages and through other projects. It currently has more than 20 solidarity workshops, hundreds of volunteers, including private individuals, groups, schools, senior citizens' universities and day centres scattered throughout mainland Portugal and the islands. It competed for the Acredita Portugal/Montepio prize in 2018 and of the 11,744 competition entrants, it was selected as one of the three finalists of the Social Entrepreneurship category.

The million miles received through the TAP Solidarity Miles Programme has enabled Dress Around the World - Portugal to carry out missions led by DAG Portugal and deliver more than 2,000 tons of clothing to 12,642 disadvantaged children.
  • Sao Tome and Principe: 3,331 dresses and 1,512 shorts, weighing 800 kg for 4,843 children;
  • Guinea-Bissau: 1,490 dresses and 655 shorts, weighing 300 kg for 2,145 children;
  • Cape Verde: 1,203 dresses and 356 shorts, weighing 200 kg for 1,559 children;
  • Mozambique: 3,596 dresses and 499 shorts, weighing 800 kg for 4,095 children.