Casa Do Caminho: Getting Orphans Off the Streets
What: Casa do Caminho is an orphanage located near Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. It seeks to take orphans out of the violent, drug riddle neighborhoods of Rio and educate them in a healthy, rural setting.
How: Organic farming practices, Information Technology, and social assistance are among the many projects where Caminho needs help.
Who is eligible to volunteer: Anyone over 21, with basic Portuguese language skills need only provide a 6-month commitment and a plane ticket to Rio de Janeiro to begin this adventure.