Muito obrigado/Many thanks (Brazil)

"This past weekend concluded our homestay portion of The Experiment program. I have grown very attached to my host family, and many people in my group could agree as well. We had a going away party where our host families and students were given certificates for our participation in the program. Many gifts and hugs …

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Learning about Reforestation of Mata Atlantica in Brazil

"Copaíba is a NGO that works in reforestation and environmental education since 1999. Their mission is to replant forest of the disappearing Mata Atlantica, Atlantic Forest, in the state of São Paulo.  Copaíba teaches by explaining bathe process of seed banking and germination. They also show the consequences of erosion when old growth forests are cut down and replaced with just cow pastures. This type …

All Together Now!

Olá! Our group for Brazil is all together now. We are getting ready to board our first flight to Peru. Some people are studying their Portuguese while others rest and eat. Our program is off to a great start! More to come when we're on the ground in Brazil. Até logo!