Roupa Suja Project (UMPMRS)
Working to improve the lives of the families living in the favela in the Roupa Suja neighbourhood, through education.
Uniao de Mulheres Pró Melhoramento da Roupa Suja (UMPMRS) - translates roughly to the Union of Women for the Improvement of Roupa Suja. This area is part of Slum Rocinha - the biggest one in
UMPMRS works to improve the lives of families and children in the neighborhood through
UMPMRS is staffed with residents of the local community - providing more job opportunities and to support families in the area who want to better their own community. The staff currently includes 10 women from the community and 2 maintenance men.
Your support through The Intrepid Foundation will contribute towards salaries for the teachers and for equipping and maintaining their centre and hope for a better future for a community which otherwise suffers much discrimination.