Tag: Educação e Oportunidade

Child soldiers from Congo find peace and friends in Capoeira

15/September/2017

Capoeira for Peace (Capoeira por la Paix) has just made its first “baptism” and graduation at the Democratic Republic of Congo. The program uses capoeira to resocialize children who had been used as soldiers by armed groups in the African country. The initiative of the Brazilian Embassy and Unicef, with the support of the Amada […]

Black Pearls leads group in their first time in professional football

8/September/2017

After 10 victories in 13 matches, Viva Rio’s football team, the Black Pearls FC, is leading its group with 31 points in the Series C of Rio Football Championship. First place in each group guarantees direct access to Series B, and now the team is two winning matches away from the dream of moving a […]

Young students share food, warm clothes and love with homeless people

22/August/2017

Inspired by a lecture on Empathy and Volunteer Work, students from Viva Rio’s education program Jovem Aprendiz decided to put into practice what they were debating and got together to take the streets and distribute donations to homeless people. In less than 24 hours they collected kits that included water, fruit, biscuits, toiletries and warm […]