A Pathway out of Poverty through Education and Training

One in every six people in the world lives in slums

Our work is all about offering a pathway out of poverty for children. With 25 years of experience of working in Brazil, our programs are designed to support families and build stronger communities.

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Bounced Out

Celebrating Children’s Day with 6 hours of bouncy castle fun! Plus CBC kids try candy floss / cotton candy for the first time!

Featured Profiles

Curious about the Cook!

In recent months many of you have asked us about CBC’s new cook and how she is getting on filling the shoes of our previous cook, Silvia. Well, this is Cristina, she is 29, married and has two beautiful little girls. Over the last year she has been working with us and  into our hearts (through our stomachs!). Cristina has gradually made the kitchen her

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Adalberto and Luzilene

Many of you will know Adalberto and Luzilene as former CBC students who got married at the project in 2010. We are delighted that even today, 10 years after they became some of the first people in the community around CBC to graduate from university, they are still a very big part of our lives. Luzilene has her own professional development training consultancy and

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Beatriz is 12 years old and in grade 8 at CBC. She lives in an isolated area of the slums where her day to day life is controlled by the gangs that rule the alleyways. Her experience of school is very limited because her public school, often sends her straight back home after registration because teachers are on strike. Until she found out about

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  Celia is CBC’s secretary. She works tirelessly with parents, staff and children to keep up the day to day running of the project. Please pray for Celia who currently has Chikungunya (mosquito borne virus) which causes a high fever and joint pain. We wish her all the best for a quick recovery.