Marzena Chojnacka has a heart for children and came straight from Poland, to help Childcare & Child Development projects in Rio de Janeiro.
Everybody at the daycare loves Marzena!
How to work as a parenting teacher with children in Rio de Janeiro
Find out more about volunteering at a kindergarten in Rio de Janeiro, where you can work with child development. You can also choose to care for the children in a daycare of one o Rio’s favelas. With your love and dedication you help us save our children.
It is undoubtedly the most beneficial way to increase the quality of life for children living in Brazil. The children will appreciate your love and dedication, since not all the children have equal chances in a country with one of the most pronounced gaps between the rich and the poor.
If you have a heart for children, you can do so much!
Children in Rio de Janeiro attend school either in the morning or afternoon, leaving them unsupervised for long periods of time if their parents are at work.
There are also several crèches (daycares) inside favelas of Rio. These daycares take care of babies and children, while their parents have to work to make their living.
Therfore, the childcare projects ensure that children and babies have a safe, educational and supervised environment. So they can spend this time constructively and allow their parents to work.
Child care volunteers provide children or babies with the care and attention needed to develop their social skills, and encourage them to develop an enthusiasm for higher education, teaching them vital skills to be competitive in a rapidly developing economy.
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