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Memorial Monteverde. Photo: Disclosure.

Monteverde Memorial commemorating 18 years of Foundation in Rio de Janeiro

Memorial Monteverde

Collection displays memory of the service sector in the country, with social inclusion

The history of construction and outsourcing services in Brazil has several chapters and one of them certainly is part of the legacy of businessman Bernardo Monteverde.

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Entrepreneur who always added humanitarian values in their entrepreneurial career, Monteverde experienced a rich experience throughout its route and that can be known through objects, documents, photos and files exposed at Memorial Monteverde, in the center of Rio de Janeiro.

The hard start of the trajectory of Bernardo Monteverde was marked by travels around the country as Muscat. Despite the difficulties, perseverance has always been a strong trait in the descendant of Russian immigrants, born in Santa Catarina (1908/1997).

Moved by the persistence and determination, He was getting achievements in the civil construction industry, maintenance, Hospital disinfection and conservation.

Man of vision, built buildings throughout Brazil, as for example, the building of the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, shelters and bridges of the Itatiaia National Park (RJ) and the airport in Cuiabá (MT), Brazil's bank branches in several cities as: Itabuna (Bahia) and Hafizabad (MG) among others, with the mark of the Monteverde Engineer, founded more than 70 years.

Memorial Monteverde. Foto: Divulgação.

Memorial Monteverde. Photo: Disclosure.

Another dominant trait of the entrepreneur was the concern with social inclusion. An example: around Christmas of 1940, Bernardo awarded their employees with a savings account. The strength of the idea gave rise to the proposal of the 13th salary, implanted later by President Getulio Vargas.

The pioneer was a brand of the company, Since its inception: in the 1960, Bernardo Monteverde erected several buildings in the federal capital Brasilia spring, convened by the then President Juscelino Kubitschek. Complementing the service, his company has prepared with touch of class all the city's public buildings for the inauguration.

Tireless, Monteverde extrapolava business activity and developed various designs humanists, of philanthropy, having become a patron who sponsored several cultural projects that resulted in titles of recognition, as meritorious citizen of Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.

Memorial Monteverde. Foto: Divulgação.

Memorial Monteverde. Photo: Disclosure.

Bernardo Monteverde died in 1997 but his work was immortalized in Memorial Monteverde, that is completing 18 years in 2016. In this space, among several other, a narrative of overcoming highlight: the example of the life of William Monteverde, son of Bernard and Langercan. Born with visual impairment, the young man was encouraged from an early age by her mother to face life.

Scholar, applied and persevering, spent first in law to contest the UEG (current UERJ), It was the first student of your class and then served as a lawyer in companies Monteverde.

Memorial Monteverde

Permanent exhibition

Local: Rua Evaristo da Veiga, 55/5º – Centro-20031-040

Operation: on Monday and Tuesday, from 10:00 to 3:00 pm; 4st, 5th and Friday, from 11:00 to 2:00 pm (except holidays)

Tel: (21) 2240-4747
Free entry

Visit the site: www.monteverde.srv.br

e-mail: espacodememoria@monteverde.srv.br

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