The Little Brazilian NGO That Could, a Tale of Incubation in the Cold

Favela INC, a story of how a non-profit challenged the cold and unfriendly environment towards NGOs in Brazil and became a hot success.

By Henry Montalto, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The triumph and tribulation NGOs face throughout the world are, at the very least, mind-boggling. They range from harsh criticism from conservative politicians to complaints by the progressive elite that they never do enough.

The challenges are seemingly endless in times that have become increasingly futile. However, in spite of these difficulties, there is also great reward. For those who think outside the box, a unique style of entrepreneurship and philanthropy can be worth its weight in gold and silver.

This is the story of a thirty-year-old dreamer . . .

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