Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ


The Institute can support and act on projects through financial and intellectual capital, and through networking. Instituto Opy prioritizes the co-creation of ideas and solutions with potential partners.


The Institute supports projects that meet the following criteria:

As for Health Impacts
  1. Aligned with the Theory of Change and relevance to health: synergy with our vision of impact, with the themes addressed by the first 1,000 days concept, with chronic NCD prevention and health promotion, and with the medium-term results foreseen in the Theory of Change.
  2. Scalability: clear scalability and/or replicability of the project in other locations.
  3. Tangibility of impact: possibility of identifying and measuring tangible indicators.
  4. Innovation: innovative capacity of the initiative.
  5. Scope: potential impact based on the number of people benefitted by the project.
As for Operational Capacity
  1. Financial viability: availability of the Institute’s resources and potential for raising additional funds
  2. Technical capacity: Instituto Opy’s knowledge and ability to implement and manage the project
  3. Human resources: Opy Health staff availability and volunteer work potential (in-house expertise)
  4. Ability to build partnerships: the Institute’s networking with strategic, financial, and technical partners
  5. Experience of strategic partners: technical project management capacity and team qualification

How can I be a partner of the Institute?

We are always available to talk with organizations that are aligned with a vision of health promotion, of the first 1,000 days of life concept, and of chronic NCDs prevention.

  • Additionally, Instituto Opy will always: Seek partnerships with renowned public and private institutions that are committed to equity in health;

  • Establish a formal relationship through Agreements or other forms of contract outlining the roles and responsibilities of each partner;

  • Observe Opy Health’s Code of Ethics, especially regarding anti-corruption, slave labor, and general data protection laws;

  • Encourage transparency rules when managing social programs and projects, when assessing results, and when ensuring accountability regarding budget and spending.

If you would like to be a partner of the Institute, please send an email to

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