International volunteer programs

Dr Aris Apostolopoulos, from Greece.

I wanted to visit places and meet the people not as a tourist but from within the system. I lived with people that I could never get to know. Read more...

Davide Tassi, from Italy

The program was very well organized, the volunteer is never left alone, and that’s very nice especially for younger volunteers facing for the first time a foreign country. Read more...

Sylke Abdinghoff, from Germany

I was so impressed by the enthusiasm, love, friendship and energy which goes in the work of Nos do Cinema that I can surely say it was more than I Read more...

Camilla Johansen, from Norway

This was a great opportunity to do something meaningful and at the same time get to experience Rio and Brazil in a different way. Read more...

Vanessa Carvalho, from Portugal

It was a unique experience. The people were very welcoming, making me feel comfortable. Read more...

Jonathan Curiel, from France

To have the opportunity to work in a favela was an unbelievable experience from a cultural, sociological and human perspective. Read more...

Barbara Schick, from Austria

My experiences went beyond all my expectations. It was just such a wonderful experience in a wonderful city with great people around. Read more...

Najin Kim, from Korea

The world today is connected in so many ways and it is everyone's responsibility to get together and take responsibility to solve the problems all people face. Read more...

Rosemary Ennis, from Northern Ireland

I feel I am returning to Ireland a more open minded and capable individual. Read more...

Jin Voeks, from the US

It was interesting to see someone begin to learn something. Read more...

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Jin Voeks, from US PDF Print E-mail

I just found it incredibly interesting to see a totally different way of life. Most of the kids in NDC live in favelas. Their lives are totally different from mine, but they still have such a positive outlook on life.

I learned a lot from my students, both from a language standpoint and culturally as well. I hope that they feel the same.