It’s Brazil it’s 2014 and players from around the world are waiting for kick-off, but there will be no galacticos on the pitch or Wags at local boutiques during the tournament this weekend in Rio de Janeiro. Instead, theStreet Child World Cup will bring together some of the most disadvantaged youths from 19 nations for 10 days of football, art, sightseeing and workshops – putting a spotlight on an issue that many people choose to ignore. Read more.
On the southwestern outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, thousands of homeless workers have established an illegal favela of makeshift canvas tents, dubbing it “Nova Palestina” (New Palestine) in a mark of solidarity with the Palestinians, local Brazilian media reported. Read more. Continue reading →
As Brazil rushes to finish preparations ahead of the World Cup, thousands of homeless Brazilians are fighting to make their plight visible. In the eastern outskirts of São Paulo, more than 4,000 families have occupied a private lot near the stadium that will host the opening game of the tournament one month from today. Read […] Continue reading →
They live on the street, under bridges. To make a living they clean the street, organize all the trash of others and sell it. Due to the financial crisis on this moment, they make only half the money they used to. Just not enough to keep them alive. I made this photos in the place […] Continue reading →
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They seem lost in the city, so many people living out on the streets in São Paulo, sitting walking, sleeping eating, in parks, in doorways, on banks, under the viaducts and simply in the middle of the sidewalks. Photography by Martijn Crowe www.thefaketory.org Continue reading →
“They just don’t want to work.” I still hear it said about homeless by many, in Europe, in South America, in Asia. In São Paulo you can see many homeless people on the street, collecting trash and pulling their carts through the town and traffic. When we went with them through the city we noticed […] Continue reading →