Getting to know the locals, volunteering at a daycare centre in a Rio de Janeiro favela (shanty town).
From $1139 CAD Per person for 2 travellers
14 days,Rio de Janeiro to Rio de Janeiro
If you're looking for a life-changing experience then volunteering in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro while enjoying the sites and sounds of Brazil is right for you. Spend the weekdays assisting in a community-run daycare that provides support to over 100 children and youth, and spend your free weekends touring Rio.
What's Included 10 days hands-on volunteer project at a daycare centre in a Rio de Janeiro favela, Portuguese Lessons.9 breakfasts, 9 lunches (Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.)Hostel in Rio (5 nts), dorms in the favela (8 nts, multi-share)Taxis.Local representative in Rio, project coordinator.
Day 1 Rio de Janeiro
Arrive at any time. Day 2-12 Favela Roupa Suja (9B, 9L) Volunteer at a community-run day care centre in one of Brazil's largest favelas, where over 100 children are provided with a loving atmosphere to learn and grow, complete with games and educational activities, nutritious meals and health care. Return to the hostel in Copacabana for the weekend in the afternoon of Day 6, returning to the favela on Day 9. Portuguese lessons are included on Tuesday to help better connect with project staff and children and locals during your stay (2 hrs). Optional activities are available in Rio on the weekend. Day 13 Rio de Janeiro (1B,1L) One last day of volunteering in the daycare before transferring to a hostel for the night. Day 14 Rio de Janeiro Depart at any time. Add extra weeks to your volunteer experience, please ask your G Adventures agent for details.