With Brazil’s huge ethnic and cultural diversity and stark income inequality, there is a disparity in different women’s experience. A UK-Brazil partnership aimed to help women entrepreneurs overcome the obstacles they face.
Taking the leap from being a small, volunteer-led group to a fully-fledged social enterprise can be daunting, but dance organisation Nalitari now has financial stability plus – importantly – greater impact.
At the heart of one of Brazil’s largest favelas, a group of designers create edgy new fashions out of thrown-away garments. Through a UK collaboration, the Remexe clothing line has doubled its income and reached a new global audience.