Cândido Mota, São Paulo – Brazil
Local Church Partner: Evangelical Church of Biblical Revival
Geographic setting: Urban
Children participating per week: 50-60
Economy: Mix of agricultural and manufacturing
Challenges: Poverty, drug traffic, addiction, violence, high levels of male incarceration
Interesting tidbits: Cândido Mota is also known by the nickname, “Gigante Vermelho” or “Giant Red” because of the color of its exceptionally fertile soil. They are also known for one of the largest annual rodeo’s in the region.