The Andres Kasper Institute is a registered non-profit organization with presence in Brazil and the United States. Its primary focus is to provide education and social services to underprivileged and socially vulnerable children. Founded by journalist Julinda Kasper, the Institute oversees a variety of initiatives from its headquarters in Campina Grande do Sul, in the State of Paraná, Brazil. The institute is not affiliated with any state entity or political party. Its programs are made possible through contributions of money, goods and services from individual sponsors, independent businesses, and government agencies. Every contribution goes directly toward providing children with the opportunities they deserve.