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Day #9

Monday was the day of açai jussara (Euterpe Edulis), a fruit that grows on local palm trees. This fruit is slightly different from the more common variety of açai that grows in the northern part of Brazil but has even

Dia 08 # Chegada dos amigos brasileiros

No dia 18 de maio chegamos em Iracambi: Felipe Dantas, Ivan Soares, Naiara Figueiredo e Thais Silveira. Após a recepção calorosa dos anfitriões e dos amigos norte-americanos e nossa amiga búlgara, conhecemos as principais instalações do instituto e participamos de

Days 6# & 7#

It’s weekend in Iracambi!  On Saturday, our students had a day off. It was time to do late homework, washing clothes, cleaning the room, talking to family, reminding of that book at the bottom of the traveling bag and, of course, playing

Day #5

Our fifth day was dedicated to solidarity!At 8:30 we jumped on our Kombi, equipped with all the necessary tools, heading to Rosario da Limeira. The activities of the day would happen in APAE, an organization that works with disabled children.

Day #4

An organic day in its whole and essence! Even before breakfast, instructor Daniel invited us to take part in a yoga stretching, followed by a meditation to the sound of melodies and bell’s vibrations. After getting in touch with our

Day #3

A day devoted to language skills, with Portuguese exercises in the morning, afternoon and night! To level our students” Portuguese and give them many priceless vocabulary hints, we were honored with the presence of teacher Caroline, who has more than

Day #2

Hi, there! Still feeling the endorphin running in our veins, we register that the second day of the 100k Strong in the Americas group was marked by a challenge in the natural environment. The students were given two options: an

Day #1

Hello, Friends! We are more than excited to have started our course in partnership with the US Department of State 100K Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund, Partners of the Americas, Rio Pomba’s IFET (Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology),

Chicago Friendship Force comes to Iracambi

Iracambi was delighted to host the Chicago Friendship Force this week, here to share life at the Research Center and discover something of the rural community as well as the rainforest. We all enjoyed their visit immensely, and hope to

Look who’s here!

Friends and Iracambistas! Meet the new Iracambi Kombi, bought with the help of your donations during the September Fundraiser. Special thanks to Rautaruuki Corporation, (Finland) Medical Imagery (UK) Kourtney, Kri, Claudio, Russell, Julia, Georgia and Dani who set up fundraisers