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Assis III Community

Assis, São Paulo – Brazil

brazil-assisProject started: August 2010

Local Church Partner: Independent Presbyterian Church

Geographic setting: Urban

Language: Portuguese

Children participating per week: 50-60

Economy: Mix of agricultural and manufacturing

Challenges: Poverty, drug traffic, addiction, violence, high male incarceration

Interesting tidbits: Eduardo grew up in this neighborhood as a gang member.  He returned here several years after leaving a juvenile detention center to share the hope of Christ with the children.

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