Our Partners

They help transform the lives of our kids

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Solar Meninos de Luz

Solar Meninos de Luz is a civil and philanthropic organization promoting full-time formal and complementary education, culture, sport, and basic health care. It is based in the Pavão-Pavãozinho and Cantagalo communities of Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone and has been functioning since August 1991.

EduMais’s partnership with Solar ensures that our programs run as smoothly as possible. The EduMais classroom is located on the school’s premises and we have access to the school’s other facilities where needed. We are in constant dialogue about the best ways to meet student needs, working together passionately on the educational development of young people in Pavão-Pavãozinho and Cantagalo.

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Hope for Tomorrow

A non-profit organization based in The Netherlands, Hope for Tomorrow supports social projects that help provide disadvantaged youth with one of life’s essential building blocks: education in a caring environment. Hope for Tomorrow is active mainly in South America where it aims to build long-lasting partnerships with the organisations it supports.

EduMais is fortunate to be one of these organisations. We are extremely grateful for the significant, essential financial support Hope for Tomorrow provides to EduMais. Without them, we would not be able to continue investing more in our kids and our programs.

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BRAYCE (BRazilian and American Youth Cultural Exchange) is an organisation enlisting US and Brazilian resources to provide intercultural exchanges, educational and leadership opportunities for the advancement of marginalized Brazilian youth.

Due to our partnership, EduMais can offer some of its students the chance to go abroad on our exchange program. This helps to develop their English, personal, and leadership skills.

Wilde Ganzen

A non-profit organization based in The Netherlands with a mission to reduce poverty and inequality through community-led initiatives. They believe that communities should have control over their own development. The Wilde Ganzen Foundation uses more than 60 years of operational experience in international development to promote responsible philanthropy. They support social changemakers that are taking on initiatives to fight inequality.

EduMais is fortunate to be one of these organisations. We are extremely grateful for the significant, essential financial support Wilde Ganzen provides to EduMais. Without them, we would not be able to continue investing more in our kids and our programs.

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Leadgate Europe

Leadgate Europe is an Online Marketing agency focused on IT companies, based in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). Their goal is to help IT companies gain more leads by using a Marketing Strategy, Online Advertising, Content Marketing, Website Optimization, and Marketing Automation.

Leadgate Europe helped built the new EduMais website and helps us with optimizations and developments on the website. They also give us financial support for premium plugins used on the website, like the donation plugin. This ensures we will always be technologically up-to-date and can focus our costs on the provision of our programs.

Camp Hazen

Camp Hazen YMCA is a summer camp and outdoor education centre in New England, USA. For more than 100 years, it has been providing quality camping experiences for kids, families, and school groups.

Camp Hazen YMCA is committed to helping youth develop valuable life skills through camping experiences that build healthy bodies, open minds, and awakened spirits.

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Books Hostel

Books is a hostel based in Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro. Thanks to Books, EduMais is able to offer special conditions to host arriving long-term volunteers. This enables our volunteers to settle in and find their way around Rio de Janeiro, before looking for a place to stay in the long-term.

Throughout the year, Books also organises fundraising dinners. At these events, their guests can eat great food while EduMais receives support in the form of the evenings’ proceeds.

Pour Le Brésil

Pour Le Brésil

Pour le Brésil is an initiative led by students of Sciences Po that broadcasts online discussions between high-level personalities, scholars, experts and representatives of international organizations. Their objective is to promote fruitful exchanges and discussions on how to overcome the main political, economic and social challenges towards a more sustainable and inclusive development in Brazil.

Global Dutchies

Global Dutchies

Global Dutchies is the platform that brings together traveling, entrepreneurial Dutch speaking women. It’s the place to find accommodations and exchange accommodations. 

They provide financial support to EduMais. The Global Dutchies platform supports EduMais by donating a part of the membership fee to good causes in the world lead by Dutch women.


Mais Caminhos

Mais Caminhos is a non-governmental organisation focussed on addressing the social inequalities that affect the lives of Brazilians everyday. Their mission is to transform the lives of underprivileged children and adolescents living in socially vulnerable conditions in Rio de Janeiro.

Our partnership with Mais Caminhos ensures that both organisations are working together to provide the disadvantaged children and teenagers of the Pavão-Pavãozinho and Cantagalo favelas with the educational opportunities to realise their dreams.

Caminhos Language Centre

An offshoot of Mais Caminhos, The Caminhos Language Centre is a very good Portuguese school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. They offer high-quality Portuguese courses in a relaxed and fun environment. Their methodology is based on the communicative approach and they offer unique course material for all levels of Portuguese.

Caminhos Language Centre enables EduMais volunteers to receive high-quality, affordable Portuguese classes close to where EduMais works.


Positive Discipline

Positive Discipline is a program developed by Dr. Jane Nelsen. It is designed to teach young people to become responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their communities.

Positive Discipline forms a central part of EduMais’s teaching methodology.

Become our partner!

By partnering with EduMais, you can play a huge role in transforming the lives of our kids! To partner with us, please fill out the contact form on our website and we will contact you shortly.

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