ABOUT US

Favela Inc. is a hub of social innovation and entrepreneurship that helps low-income communities cultivate self-sustainable organizations in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro through customized education, incubation and mentorship.

MISSION

To cultivate and incubate sustainable favela-based impact ecosystems that facilitate innovation and access to education, infrastructure and investment for favela-centric startups, non-profits, and institutions.

VISION

To be the largest network in Brazil of social innovation hubs based in low-income communities with at least 75% of all incubated organizations still in existence and self-sustainable.

VALUES

We work with and for the community. We seek first to understand, then to be understood. We empower today to transform tomorrow. We act with passion, purpose and principle.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Rodrigo Viera

Vice President

Allan Modafares

Marketing Diretor

Paulo Minor

Financial Director

OUR TEAM

Ana Paula Martins

Fundraising Coordinator

Tamara Duarte

Technology and Data Systems Director

Saulo Paulino

Financial Manager

Camila Soares

Ecosystem Development Strategist

FISCAL BOARD

Eduardo Emilo

Director

Isis Maria

Director

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Marcius Viana

OUR PARTNERS

Favela Experience

Social Impact Tourism

Planeterra Foundation

Non-profit Tourism

Impacto

Social Impact

Youth Climate Leaders

Climate Solutions

Rotman Business School

University of Toronto

London Business School

University of London

I.Con

Accounting Company

MC Law

Legal Firm

Grupo Sal

Marketing Agency

ReNature

Regenerative Agroforestry

Mirante do Arvrão

Bar, Restaurant and Hotel

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