Favela Inc incubates and accelerates favela based ecosystem by empowering and educating local entrepreneurs and organizations into the gamechangers of tomorrow

who we are

FAVELA INC is a NGO that provides favela entrepreneurs, non-profits and social projects with high level capacity building in the areas of project management, financial education, digital marketing and English.
We seek to fortify favela communities and their citizens, by providing them access to skills, resources and partners that will allow them to participate in the socioeconomic development, removing the inherent limitations caused by wide spread economic exclusion, and giving the power of economic autonomy and sustainability back to favela residents.

what we do

WE CULTIVATE FAVELA-BASED ECOSYSTEMS

Training

Specialized professionals offer dedicated capacitation in business strategy, finances, marketing and english.

Consulting

Assistance through meetings, goal setting and a system of personal consulting for every entrepreneur.

Networking

Connection between the favela entrepreneurs to professionals, companies, NGO's and universities around the world.

Social Impact

Generation of social impact and economic growth through focus in results that add impact to favela and to the entrepreneurs.

INCUBEES

BatucaVidi percussion kids project - Favela Inc incubation program

BATUCAVIDI

A percussion project for children and adolescents that brings together a passion for music with the motivation to impact lives in a positive way.

SITIÊ ECO PARK

A community developed ecological park, environmental education center and garden collabortively created through the removal of nearly 5 tons of trash.
Sitiê Eco park - Transformation of a garbage dump in a ecological park Favela Inc incubation program
Sitiê Eco park - Transformation of a garbage dump in a ecological park Favela Inc incubation program

SITIÊ ECO PARK

A community developed ecological park, environmental education center and garden collaboratively created through the removal of nearly 5 tons of trash.

Vidigal Beer local artisanal craft beer Favela Inc incubation program

VIDIGAL BEER

An authentic artisanal brewery, combining traditional manufacturing techniques with the creative way and unique taste of the favela.
Vidigal Capoeira - Classes to kids and teenagers Favela Inc incubation program

VIDIGAL CAPOEIRA

A non-profit organization that teaches children and adolescents the importance of discipline and teamwork through capoeira, music and other aspects of Afro-brazilian culture.

VIDIGAL CAPOEIRA

A non-profit organization that teaches children and adolescents the importance of discipline and teamwork through capoeira, music and other aspects of Afro-brazilian culture.
Vidigal Capoeira - Classes to kids and teenagers Favela Inc incubation program
Vidigal Trilhas - Local tourism agency Favela Inc incubation program

VIDIGAL TRILHAS

A locally owned favela-based tourism company that seeks to breakdown negative stereotypes through authentic, adventurous cultural experiences that highlight the beauty and diversity of the community.

VISION & GOALS

WE CULTIVATE FAVELA-BASED ECOSYSTEMS

Break down stereotypes

Inter-cultural exchange and experiences stimulate empathy and compassion bringing awareness to important global social and economic issues

Social and economic impact

Increased favela tourism demand stimulates additional revenue in the favela economy promoting job growth and financial sustainability

Connect the favela to the world

Through partnerships with companies, universities, entrepreneurs and volunteers around the world, bringing innovation and exchange to the community

Listen then Act

Listening to local residents needs and desires is fundamental to achieving quality results in co-ordinance with the needs of the community

Collaborative work

Encouraging people to work together on a commom objective is a great way to develop great things to the world

Teach and learn at same time

Learn to teach better, and teach to learn better, using this objective we want to expand the capacities of all partners to do work

THE PROGRAM

6 month program focuses on innovative skill building programs in 4 core areas

Project Planning

From ideation phase to marketplace, entrepreneurs learn how to design and implement an action plan

Financial Literacy

Professional accountants and financial specialist teach core financial skills such as cash flow management & budgeting

Digital Marketing

Brand development, audience analytics and marketing strategies for targeting customers and increasing sales

English language

Vocabulary turned to the development of international partnerships presentation skills in English to save costs on translators and increase impact

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