GIRLS trip to Brazil Summer 2016

$13,866 of $18,500 goal

Raised by 77 people in 40 months
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Almost 100% Funded - We are doing a Big Push to meet our goal by May 1, 2016!  Huge THANK YOU to supporters like you for making this trip possible for our girls!  Let's make it happen! #FundGirlsToBrazil 

The Essence of a Goddess
Sisterhood Through Art, Education, Culture and Travel

Salvador da Bahia and Cachoeira, Brazil:  
June 21, 2016 – June 30, 2016

Our travel abroad summer camp is a cross-cultural journey, a dynamic collaboration between the African American and Afro-Brazilian community.

$2,995 per girl includes: all flights, ground transportation, accommodations, breakfast and dinner meals and English speaking guides for fieldtrips/ tours.

This once in a lifetime opportunity is designed to fully immerse girls between the ages of 12 and 18 into the art, culture, music, dance and history of Brazil.  Our aim is to counteract the effects of racism, sexism and colorism, through a cross-cultural collaboration between African Americans and Afro Brazilians.  Led by Girls For A Change  to send 5-10 teen girls to Brazil.

 FIELDTRIPS:

•  African Heritage City Tour of Salvador
•  Visit Ile Aiye
•  Visit Ile Axe Opo Afonja Terriero
•  Visit Steve Biko Institute
•  Full-day visit to historical city of Cachoeira and the Boa Morte Sisterhood
•  Capoeira Demonstration
•  Traditional Indigenous Instruments and Rhythms/Drunmming (Giba) - Workshop: Afoxé Rhythms, Orixas Rhythms and popular rhythms of Brazil
•  Workshop with Banda Dida
•  Samba Demonstration, Workshop and Dances of Brazil
•  Folklore Show and Dinner

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We are experiencing Brazil! Thank you so much! #fundgirlstobrazil
Viewed an amazing Capoeira demonstration
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Wow! An awesome evening with Malik Yoba - he shared some stories, introduced some talented comedians, and took up a collection to help raise money for girls travel to Brazil in the midst is all of the laughs last night. The VA Beach Community donated $350 to our initiative. #fundgirlstobrazil Thank you for your support.
Thanks Actor Malik Yoba
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‪#‎FundGirlsToBrazil‬ Thanks Actor Chad L Coleman for spreading the word! ‪#‎rva‬ ‪#‎fundraiser‬ ‪#‎giveback‬
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YAY! Almost 100% Funded #FundGirlsToBrazil We are doing a Big Push to meet our goal by May 1, 2016! Huge THANK YOU to our supporters for making this trip possible for our girls!
Let's make it happen!
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$13,866 of $18,500 goal

Raised by 77 people in 40 months
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Cinema Cafe VA Beach Community
26 months ago (Offline Donation)

Actor Malik Yoba shared some stories, introduced some talented comedians, and took up a collection

$500
Janice Johnson
30 months ago

On behalf of GrassROOTS, we hope you have a great time in Brazil. Enjoy and discover!!

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$15
Omari Kadafi-Guerera
31 months ago

Do it, young Sis! Make us proud and soak up that experience to come share with the community! I appreciate you!

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$50
Nya Mott
31 months ago

Hi Nya, what a great opportunity and admirable desire to do this!! Tracey Fitzpatrick

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$50
Mary Cofield
32 months ago

Travel is my passion. Love the idea of planting seeds with youth about seeing the world. My favorite quote from St Augustine of Hippo , " The world is a book and those do not travel read only a page".

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