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In Brazil, we support some of the most vulnerable and at-risk children and teenagers

32 million children (6 out of 10) live in poverty in Brazil.

(UNICEF 2017)

In Brazil, 30,000 mothers are aged between 10 & 15 years old.

(Brazilian Government Health Report 2015)

20.3% of children and teenagers, aged between 4 - 17 years, have their rights to education violated.

(UNICEF 2017)


At the moment Happy Child International is reviewing its operations in Brazil given the situation of the Covid-19 Pandemic.  We will be informing you very soon about our next activities.

The video shows you the project that we have supported in Recife.  Please watch to meet the children we have helped and to learn more.


  • Over 11,500 street-connected children rescued, rehabilitated and reintegrated back into their families and communities in Brazil.

  • Happy Child, Belo Horizonte, South East Brazil, registered charity 86782884/0001-57 became self-sustaining in 2011 and is now focused on prevention work in the poorer communities of Belo Horizonte.

  • The implementation of Happy Child in Recife, North East Brazil, in 2007.

  • The opening of our Girls & Babies projects in 2014, with the continued financial support of Happy Child International UK.

  • Partnerships to help accelerate local funding with the government and other agencies in Recife, with the aim of becoming self-sustainable.

  • In 2015, we forged a major corporate partnership with the Recife law firm Lima & Falcão.

  • The implementation of Happy Child, Angola through our Brazilian partners Crianca Feliz and the Central Baptist Church Belo Horizonte.


Empower children
in Brazil today!
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