ANA main purpose is to assist people that are in vulnerability state, regardless race, color, social condition, nationality, political conviction or religious belief, with this assistance comprehending in providing citizenship through:
I – Offer of early childhood education, first stage of Basic Education, in accordance to goals and guidelines of the National Education Plan and minimum quality standards established by the Secretary of Education and Culture, including the provision of services in the area of Education, free of charge, moreover without the collection of annuities or half-yearly instalments;
II – Carrying out social assistance actions on a continuous, permanent and planned basis, through the provision of services, execution of programs or projects and granting basic or special social protection benefits, addressed to families and individuals in situations of vulnerability or social and personal risk;
III – Moral assistance and social guidance to the families of the community and especially the families of the assisted / beneficiaries;
IV – Provide teaching of Universal, Ethical, and Moral Rights;
V – To promote the development of cultural, artistic, sporting activity, directed towards childhood;
VI – Development of programs for the benefit of the community.
Sole paragraph: In order to fulfill its purposes, ANA may create as many subsidiaries as necessary, upon approval in a general assembly, which shall be governed by these Bylaws; as well as enter into contracts or agreements with other institutions, public or private, national or foreign, for the better development of its purposes.