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About Community in Action

We are a grassroots non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO), in one of Rio’s largest favela (shanty town) communities: Complexo do Alemão. Our mission is to offer educational, vocational, and cultural classes for students of all ages, as well as personal development opportunities for social entrepreneurs and foreign volunteers.

About Rio’s Favelas

In Rio, more than one million residents live in 1,000+ favelas. Within these marginalized communities, there is a lack of:

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