Rio de Janeiro
Learn about Developing Minds Foundation’s programs and wonderful partners in Rio de Janeiro:
Mars Rover to Children from City of God
Check out a wonderful collaboration with NASA to offer the opportunity to discover science, nature and drive a Mars Rover to children from City of God:
See more of the wonderful activities and care the daycare in Rocinha provides everyday to children from 3 months to 5 years despite the violence of the surrounding community from another supporter Intrepid:
Colombia - Alta el Fuego
Learn about the incredibly challenging and moving experiences of former child soldiers imagining a life outside of the conflict in Colombia. See more https://
Leblon Road Trip to Rio
Watch the Road Trip to Rio, a partnership with Leblon to support Developing Minds Foundation’s mission in an exciting roadtrip around the world:
The Remarkable Story of Luma and Gabriel
In Rio de Janeiro’s Rocinha favela, two children overcome adversity and receive an education in a school supported by Developing Minds Foundation.
Future Kings of Brazilian Soccer
In Rio’s Mangueira favela, a soccer project sponsored by Developing Minds Foundation and Flamengo gives children an alternative to a life of drug violence.
One Child Soldier’s Story
In Colombia, a former child soldier of the FARC tells his story – from living on the streets as a child, to joining the guerrilla, the great difficulties of life in the jungle, running away, and finally rebuilding.
Overcoming Fear, A Village in Colombia Marches On
Overcoming violence from FARC and paramilitary civil conflict, families in the mountains of Colombia participate in a Developing Minds Foundation sponsored literacy project.