Don't let the News fool you - Life changing experience with capoeira in Rio de Janeiro

Don’t let the News fool you – Brazil is one of the most Beautiful Countries!

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Despite all the terrible news spread out by the mainstream media about Brazil, Nathab from USA participated in the capoeira class of a blind teacher in Rio de Janeiro. It turned out to be a life changing experience. As he puts it:  “Don’t let the news fool you – Brazil is one of the most beautiful countries […]

Ephrat bought new training jackets

Ephrat from Ethiopia bought training jackets and a new ball for the football school

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Ephrat Fisseha, from Ethiopia, bought training jackets and a new ball for the football school at her Child Development project. Thank you very much Ephrat!! Our world is a better place, because of people like you❤ Feel inspired to volunteer in Brazil? Learn more about football volunteering and child development in Brazil on our Homepage, […]

Volunteering in a Clinic in Rio de Janeirio

Volunteering in a Clinic in Rio de Janeiro

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From start to end, from coming off the airplane to leaving on the last day, we had the support of Felipe and his close friend, Regina. On the days that we volunteered at the clinic, one of them would greet us early in the morning at our hostel to pick us up and help us […]

Volunteering with children in Rio de Janeiro

Volunteering with Children in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Iko Poran do an amazing job at putting you into contact with local communities and projects that need support. The work these projects do are extremely important in these communities and it was a privilege to be able to help with it. Everybody i worked with was very friendly and accommodating. I highly recommend others […]

New Year Volunteers in Rio de Janeiro

New Year volunteers in Rio de Janeiro

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New Year volunteers in Rio de Janeiro. Happy ? 2018 and Welcome to Brazil. Felipe Murray with his volunteers on Escadaria Selarón in Lapa, Rio. A promising New Year 2018 has just arrived and the volunteers enjoyed the New Year’s Party in Rio. It is summer in the cosmopolitan city and the beaches are beautiful. The Carioca […]

Felipe with Samara Cipriano volunteering at Rio de Janeiro's National Park

Felipe and his family volunteer at Rio de Janeiro’s National Park

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Last Sunday Iko Poran’s Founder and Director went with his family to volunteer in a community effort cleaning a riverbed at Rio de Janeiro’s National Park. Environmental volunteers at the World’s largest Urban Rainforest in Rio The Tijuca Rainforest is one of the natural gems of Rio de Janeiro. IKPVA volunteers have been working at […]

Adriana Puiggros: In Love with Brazil

Adriana fell in love with Brazil

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Adriana Puiggros has been volunteering with children in one of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, and she fell in love with Brazil: Risking my life, investing my time, working to help the children of this favela in Rio de Janeiro was undoubtedly an indescribable experience that changed my way of seeing things and life forever. It […]

Art and Dance Volunteer in Rio

Volunteering in Rio de Janeiro with Teaching English, Art and Dance

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I spent the month of October working with Iko Poran in Rio de Janeiro on projects teaching English, Art, and Dance. I met some wonderful people, some of whom will hopefully remain friends forever. It was good to make a difference, even for a short while, to the lives of people who in some cases […]

Urban Environmentalism Program at Tijuca Rainforest in Rio de Janeiro

Urban Environmentalism Program in Rio de Janeiro – Elisa

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So far I have had a wonderful experience volunteering in Rio de Janeiro with Iko Poran’s Urban Environmentalism program. I am half way through my two-month stay in Rio and I already know that it will be a very valuable experience for me. The project consists of work in Tijuca National Park and at a […]