Rio NGO Awards Young Entrepreneurs from Rocinha and Olaria

Ten finalists from the course Novos Líderes (New Leaders) will present their micro-entrepreneurial projects this afternoon (June 13th).

Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, Tuesday, June 13th, the NGO non-profit organization 'Educate The Favela' will present the award ceremony for the ten finalists of the micro-entrepreneurship course "Novos Lídereres" (New Leaders), with two winners to receive a prize of R$1,200 each.

Taking place at Colégio Batista, in Olaria in Rio's Zona Norte (North Zone) at 1PM, the award ceremony will choose two projects to gain sponsorship funding and professional feedback.

Offered twice per year by Educate The Favela, Novos Lídereres is an entrepreneurship, financial literacy and personal . . .

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