The ever-rising Covid cases in Brazil tell a tragic tale – but one indigenous community in the Amazon region is reaching an international audience with their own story, while doing their bit to keep the virus at bay.
Innovative companies and their corporate social investors are demonstrating a new, collective approach to impact – one that might just drive a shift in how big firms use their wealth, expertise and influence to “do good”.
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.
Recife is the tech hub of Brazil, but the entrepreneurs working there are too often affluent white men. A recent project supports more women and Afro-Brazilians to test out new business ideas with promising results.
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.
Women fleeing to Brazil may arrive empty-handed, alone and unable to speak the language. Young Storymaker Pedro Lira on a social enterprise helping them to find their feet and make a living, while serving Rio's flourishing catering industry.