Brazil Campo Largo | Mission Direct

Brazil Campo Largo

Love and support for the favela's vulnerable

LAST CHANCE! 2020 will be Mission Direct’s 12th and final year working with Open Hands in Campo Largo, where teams have helped to build transitional homes to help move families out of the favela and into a home of their own in a safer, more secure environment. In 2020, teams will help complete any outstanding work on the sports field and visitor parking here. In 2021, teams will support work at ENCONTRO COM DEUS – a sanctuary for very young mothers, and mums with children who have been taken out of dangerous domestic situations. 


Building Project   /   Favelas   /   Suitable for all ages

Trip Dates

The Projects

During our 12 years in Campo Largo working with Open Hands, 28 houses have been built across three sites, with a further two almost finished and two final homes to be built this year. Come and help bring a close to the building aspect of the current project, we know they would LOVE to see some new faces and especially welcome some familiar ones back again. These homes have - and will continue to - help families move out of the favelas and transition to a home of their own for a brighter future.

In 2021 our project will move to support ENCONTRO COM DEUS - a sanctuary for very young mothers, and mums with children who have been taken out of dangerous domestic situations. An informative and popular afternoon visit for teams in recent years, we will be helping to refurbish and redecorate the accommodation and gardens.

Help us finish this campaign with a big impact! 

You'll also visit other community-led projects, such as Lar Feliz – A home for vulnerable children that aims to keep siblings together and CEIFAR- a men’s residential addiction treatment centre.

Rest and Relaxation

For some down-time, you’ll visit Cananeia: Take a boat trip through the world-famous mangroves and witness some incredible wildlife. Walk through the Atlantic Forest to a beautiful waterfall and swim in the natural pool, before venturing on to beautiful beaches. 

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Country Information

Campo Largo in South Brazil

The time zone is GMT -2 hours

The local language is Portuguese

Up to 25°C in Mar-Apr and Oct-Nov. It can be cold in the evenings

The flight is around 11.5 hours

The Impact So Far

The teams in Brazil Campo Largo have been doing an incredible job.
Here are a few of the most recent stories and stats from the projects...


Houses built in Open Hands1


Homes built at Lar Feliz Children's Home


Houses built at Open Hands2

Trip Dates

Brazil Campo Largo 2020 – Team 1

17 Oct - 31 Oct 2020


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Brazil Campo Largo 2020 – Team 2

07 Nov - 21 Nov 2020


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You only have to give a £150 deposit to your trip contribution upfront.
The contributions listed are a reduced amount, based on the assumption that Gift Aid will be declared.

Orientation and Reunion days

Orientation days and reunion days are included to help you get the most from your trip.

Orientation Day

12 Sep 2020

Reunion Day

16 May 2020

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