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Tyco Graduation

30 youths graduated from the Curso de Instalador de Sistema Eletrônico de Segurança, (Electronic Security System Installer Course), an initiative of a partnership between BrazilFoundation, the Carioca Fund, Tyco and Galpão Aplauso. After six months of hard work, the youths are now better prepared to enter the labor market. The course consisted of technical classes […]

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ESPOCC Launches Website to Connect Youth from Low-Income Neighborhoods

The site “OnLaje” was launched this week, aiming to connect youth from the favelas and low-income neighborhoods across Brazil. A capstone project created by the students at ESPOCC, the site is designed to”give voice to the low-income areas of Rio de Janeiro.” ESPOCC is a project of Observatorio de Favelas, an organization supported by BrazilFoundation since […]