From$1099USDPer person for 2 travellers
14 days,Rio de Janeiro to Rio de Janeiro
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Getting to know the locals, volunteering at a daycare centre in a Rio de Janeiro favela (shanty town).

Price Options

  • From$1369USD Per Adult for 1 traveler
  • From$1099USD Per Adult for 2 travelers

If you're looking for a life-changing experience then volunteering in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro while enjoying the sites and sounds of Brazil is right for you. Spend the weekdays assisting in a community-run daycare that provides support to over 100 children and youth, and spend your free weekends touring Rio.

What's Included

  • 10 days hands-on volunteer project at a daycare centre in a Rio de Janeiro favela, Portuguese Lessons
  • 9 breakfasts, 9 lunches (Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.)
  • Taxis.
  • Local representative in Rio, project coordinator.
  • Hostel in Rio (5 nts), dorms in the favela (8 nts, multi-share)
Itinerary Notes

This volunteer trip, requires a mandatory application form and background check upon booking. Please go to the "Before You Go" tab and see the Important Notes section for more information.

Itinerary

Day 1Rio de Janeiro

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Rio de Janeiro(1B, 1L)

Volunteer at a community-run day care centre in one of Brazil's largest favelas, where over 100 children are provided with a loving atmosphere to learn and grow, complete with games and educational activities, nutritious meals and health care.

Days 3–5Rio de Janeiro(1B, 1L)

Full-day of volunteering at the community-run daycare, where there may also be chances to help out at other programs run by UMPMRS.

Day 6Rio de Janeiro(1B, 1L)

Return to the hotel in Copacabana for the weekend in the afternoon. Optional activities are available in Rio on the weekend.

Day 7Rio de Janeiro

The weekend is yours to enjoy. Optional activities are available in Rio.

Day 8Rio de Janeiro

The weekend is yours to enjoy. Optional activities are available in Rio.

Day 9Rio de Janeiro(1B, 1L)

Return to the favela.

Days 10–12Rio de Janeiro(1B, 1L)

Continue volunteering with UMPMRS.

Day 13Rio de Janeiro(1B, 1L)

One last day of volunteering in the daycare before transferring to a hostel for the night.

Day 14Rio de Janeiro

Depart at any time.

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