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.
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.
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.
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.
University of Toronto
University of London