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Rio Lacraide from the UK plants trees in the Tijuca Rain Forest

Rio Lacraide planting trees

Rio Lacraide, came all the way from the UK to carry rocks to unsettle the river and plant trees to protect the National Forest in Rio de Janeiro. You rock Rio!

Rio Lacraide moving rocks to unsettle the river
Rio Lacraide moving rocks to unsettle the river

How to volunteer to save the Tijuca Rain Forest in Rio de Janeiro

If you enjoy the outdoors consider working as an environmental volunteer in Rio de Janeiro. You can choose to help conserve the city’s forest or grow vegetables in a community organic garden in one of Rio’s favelas.

From nature conservation projects to urban renewal, there are many environmental tasks in Rio. Therefore, IKPVA has built partnerships with a range of NGOs and social projects.

Cleaning up the River bed in Tijuca Rain Forest
Cleaning up the River bed in Tijuca Rain Forest

Volunteering as part of these environmental projects is helping to protect Rio’s breathtaking landscape. Together with local residents, you can grow vegetables and salads in the organic garden of the Favela. While working in the garden, you can both help to provide the residents and with healthy vegetables as well as donating fruits for the local crèches.

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