Brasil 2020

Blog February 16 2020 – Jaël van Dijk

The suitcase falls open and little hands greedily grope for the bubbles and horns, which five seconds ago were still in there. Toy fever. Chaos. In the distance wooden planks and makeshift roofs, which we call housing for the children. Shantytown. Chaos. Clothing, toys, sandwiches, cookies, lemonade, makeup, music, ourselves. Many happy faces, a lot …

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February 20 2020 – Richard Ina Kappers-Wemmers

This morning, after meditation and breakfast, we took to the road again with our bus with 200 ham and cheese sandwiches. And coffee. Traffic was very busy, many people are relocating for carnival. We are happy with a good chauffeur like Hennie, who maneuvers us safely through the hustle and bustle and along the bumpy …

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March 14 2020 — Richard Ina Kappen-Wemmers

This is our second day at the One project. We started with a meditation by Brenda and a grilled cheese sandwich by Johan. We are planning to visit a rehab center and then go to the shantytown. No idea what that will bring. Being touched by the warm welcome we received, I realized how important …

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November 24 2020

Today, after meditation and breakfast, we proceeded to prepare 600 sandwiches: tasty, fat white-bread sandwiches, each with a slice of ham and cheese, enough for 600 children to be invited to a children’s event in the new favela. Johan and Brenda have gained entrance into a new favela. A gang leader opened up his heart …

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Gepubliceerd op: 05 Feb 2021