Children who live in the favela face major challenges adjusting to school. They find a new form of social organization. Few teachers understand the learning style with which they have grown up. Mediando Mundos shows the way that children learn in the favela, through play, creativity and the arts, to begin a process of mediating between these two worlds.
Social Impact - Key Project Data
- 79% of projects changed government policy in a progressive direction.
- 63% of participating youth became leaders in their community.
- 83% of participants became mentors to other kids.
- 38% of participants went on to higher education.
Some pictures from this project:
Project done in collaboration with ArteCreche and funded by the Bernard Van Leer Foundation.
Shine a Light has been successful because individual donors give us the freedom to experiment and test new ideas. Be a venture capitalist for social transformation!