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By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Andrew Schwenk and his son Max are the latest volunteers to help new Rio-based NGO Samba 360 continue in their mission to supply sports equipment to Rio’s underprivileged youngsters. Andrew Scwhenk...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Since 2014, English expatriate Tom Ashe has been running Favela Brass, an NGO that provides free music lessons to some of Rio’s disadvantaged children. With a new permanent home, an...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After raising around R$12,000 at the British and Commonwealth Society’s Christmas Festival, Street Child United Brazil are now ready to begin work on the refurbishment of their flagship football (soccer)...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Samba 360 is a New York-based NGO whose mission is to distribute sporting equipment to disadvantaged children throughout the world. Founded in 2013 by American expatriate Shawn Brown after he...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – ‘Escola de Música da Rocinha’ (Rocinha Music School) has much cause to celebrate, with new sources of funding secured and a big concert planned for their 25th anniversary in 2019....
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, December 8th, the British and Commonwealth Society of Rio de Janeiro will be hosting a fun-filled Christmas Festival on the grounds of the British School and Christ Church...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Monday, August 20th sees the closing performance of the 24th Rio International Cello Encounter (RICE) taking place at Sala Cecília Meireles at 8PM, with a celebration of the best...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, June 9th, the British and Commonwealth Society will be throwing their annual Summer Garden Party, with an American twist. Not only will they be celebrating the 92nd birthday...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The NGO RioSolidario celebrated the ten year anniversary of its children’s education space in Complexo da Maré, having served over 2,000 families in this period from the Vila do João...

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