Il Sorriso Helps Offer Education to Children in Rocinha

By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL — Il Sorriso dei miei Bimbi (The Smile of My Baby) is an Italian social program creating better conditions for the education of children and young people living in Rocinha, one of Brazil’s largest favelas. The charity was founded in 2002 by Barbara Olivi, an Italian who has lived in Rocinha for over twelve years, working with children of all ages to ensure they receive better access to education and opportunities.

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