Brasilien ist mit einer Fläche von 8 516 000 km² das größte Land Südamerikas. Die Hauptstadt ist Brasilia, Amtssprache ist Portugiesisch. Brasilien ist mit 200 Mio. Einwohnern der flächen- und bevölkerungsmäßig fünftgrößte Staat der Welt. Die Einsatzstellen von ICYE liegen v.a. im Süden Brasiliens, in Porto Alegre (eine ist auch in Rio de Janeiro). ICYE Brasilien – Associação Brasileira de Intercâmbio Cultural – mit Sitz in Porto Alegre, wurde 1987 als NGO gegründet.
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Discover Brasilien - Bildung/Kinder: Associacao Comunitaria Crianca Feliz
Criança Feliz, a Non-Governmental Organization, is a social philanthropic project created in 1999 in a very poor area of Canoas city, as a result of the efforts of a catholic group of friends.They tried to diminish the constant presence of children playing in dangerous places, such as the streets and close to the train tracks.
Since the general cause of this social issue was the lack of places in which the children could play and the lack of opportunities for them, the project was created with the idea of providing a safe place in which they could spend the day playing, doing interesting activities, socializing and developing their selves. The children are between 6 to 15 years old.
- deal with the preparation of the material and the spaces for the lesson or workshops
- provide support to the children in their activities
- participate in the meeting with the children and the staff
- occasionally participate and help in some trips or excursions, visit some families, and help organize some parties (for Christmas, Birthdays etc.).
Discover Brasilien – Bildung für Kinder und Jugendliche: Intergração dos Anjos
Intergração dos Anjos is a non-profit organization founded in 2005 aimed to the development of the children from needy communities. It works as an informal and complementary educational environment that stimulates the kids to develop abilities and skills, providing them support and assistance. The project receives 60 to 80 children from 6 to 15 years old, divided in two big age groups (6 to 9 and 10 to 15 years old): in these groups, the educators promote pedagogical and recreational activities; there are also moments in which the kids go to play football on a field nearby. The children who study at school during the morning stay in the project during the afternoon and vice versa and are all from some needy communities close to the project. The volunteers will participate in the educational activities and sports, helping the educators. It would be interesting if he/she likes football, as it is the favorite sport that the children always want to play. Any workshop he/she can promote is welcome, if according to the project needy and if the resources are available. The project is looking for some volunteers who can do one or more workshop among: Building and playing with recycling material, music and percussion, games (inside or outside) and sport, dance and theatre. Location: The project is located in Porto Alegre.
The volunteer should: be open minded, have high motivation and commitment, be pro-active, dynamic and creative, and have sport abilities.
Volunteer’s working time: Mostly from Monday to Friday. Working hours are between 20 and 40 hours a week.
Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging): The volunteers stay with Brazilian host families.
ICYE Brasilien bietet ca. 6 Einsatzstellen für Kurzzeitaufenthalte an. Weitere Projektbeschreibungen findest Du in der