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About Community in Action

We are a grassroots non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Our mission is to offer social outreach programs throughout Rio’s favelas (shanty towns) as well as personal development opportunities for social entrepreneurs and foreign volunteers. We work with local residents, schools, and NGOs to generate local change.

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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