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CALLE Rio de Janeiro in Brazil
OrganizationCALLE Rio de Janeiro
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Language Requirements 
CALLE believes that the streets of a people are a clear reflection of the needs and injustices in which a society lives. CALLE's projects take place in the street in order to fill the street with what the letters represent. CALLE is a non-violent revolution that fights against violence and poverty for a more just and equal world. CALLE is a union of people aiming to achieve victory in this revolution.

Teach English, Spanish or Art
We currently give English classes three days a week in a little square in the favela Tabajaras in Copacabana. We also do art classes on saturdays in the same square, and would like to start up Spanish classes too. No teaching experience is necessary, just enthusiasm.

Homework Club
As well as the language and art classes, we are planning to start a homework club to help both adults and children with their studies in Portuguese, mathematics, and the whole range of subjects. Some students will need basic help with literacy. Again, we are not necessarily looking for professional teachers - although those will be most welcome.. Just people with a bit of spare time to shar their knowledge and help others learn.

Library and Social Club
We need volunteers to help look after the CALLE library and social club, recently opened in the main street of the favela (Rua Euclides da Rocha no. 13). The space is open for adults and children to read a book, use the free computers, or just stay for a snack and a conversation. The more volunteers we have to work in the club, the more hours we can stay open to the public.

Or create a new project ...
Would you like to organise a photography or film workshop, maybe street theatre, a study group of any kind ... or maybe just take a group of kids down to play football on the beach? Get in touch and let's share our ideas.