This blog post was written by Eva Melissa Astudillo, who volunteered with ETIV do Brazil. “I’m about to quit my job and move to Brazil in 6 weeks to volunteer for 3 months.” That’s how I started the conversation with my parents, 4 days before my 30th birthday. They were astonished. In fact, they looked at me as if […]
In December 2015, during a time where most of society was focused on presents and holiday parties, I decided to take a trip to a Brazilian Favela called Vidigal, located in Ipanema with a colleague of mine. We wanted to experience the holidays among those that may not be as fortunate. As an upcoming photojournalist, I feel it’s […]
It is hard to know exactly what to expect when volunteering in Brazil for the first time. Lucky for you this blog post has everything you need to know.