On 28th September, 1970, Obra das Mães established its first nursery, namely St. John or São João in Portuguese, in honor of Saint John the Baptist. The mission of tour nursery is to promote universal love, giving support to children of families with financial difficulties and showing the spirit of social solidarity of Obra das Mães. On 16th September, 2014, the organization established its third nursery in Taipa. The São João nursery in Taipa has 1,477 sq.m. of indoor area. 216 children between the ages of three months and three years can be registered at the nursery. The nursery has 9 activity rooms and 41 employees. Professional teachers, nurses and technical staff oversee daily operations.