Even with economic growth, inequality continues to be a rampant issue in Brazil, where race and region play a disproportionately large role. The IAF works with grassroots groups and non-governmental organizations to help Brazil grow and develop without marginalizing communities.
Instituto Proeza in Brasilia, Brazil is offering training and opportunities to women and their children.
Associação dos Remanescentes de Quilombo de Pombal is a community organization working to improve their agricultural production and obtain better markets.
COOPERAFLORESTA in Brazil is expanding their school with IAF's collaboration. They are offering training and opportunities to share experiences. (Portuguese)
GIRAL in Brazil is training young Brazilians from Pernambuco the skills needed to work in the production of radio broadcasts, videos and print media. (Portuguese)
Centro de Apoio Sócio-Ambiental (CASA) channels small grants to grassroots groups and nongovernmental organizations throughout Brazil for social development and environmental conservation. (Video in Portuguese with English subtitles)
Fundação Margarida Maria Alves (FDDHMMA) trains legal specialists (juristas populares) on civic participation, public policy, alternative dispute resolution and the law related to domestic relations and employment.