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April 09, 2009

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Natalia

www.vetorvestibular.com.br A pre-vestibular comunitario with amazing results

Thaddeus Blanchette

Davida/Daspu: http://www.davida.org.br/

Marcio E. Goncalves

"... and definitely one without a sketchy record."

Better look out of the country then.

Ray Adkins

Come on Marcio, how about a little optimism!

Lau

I went on a great tour of Rocinha, with a local who supports a nonprofit called 2Bros Foundation - got to see foreign volunteers teaching dance, helping with HW etc, he also took us to see a place called the Oficina do Tio Lino, that provides a place for kids to go after school to work on art projects, but is lacking in supplies. Both in Rocinha, his website is http://www.faveladodarocinha.com/2bros.html

Corinne

2 Brothers is a good organization in Rocinha, but Rocinha is so high-profile and gets so much attention, it may be better to look to a smaller and more needy community.

Thaddeus Blanchette

I know one of the founders of 2bros, he's an old coplleague of mine and the NGO is very good.

Jesse

Check out Refazer in Botafogo:

http://www.refazer.org.br/

Wolfram

Hey!
Check:
http://www.bolaprafrente.org.br/
http://www.iets.org.br/
http://www.observatoriodefavelas.org.br

Tenho tambem contatos nessas NGOs se vc quiser.

Um abraço,

Wolfram

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