Meninos da Lagua was founded by Adelson Rodrigues, an entrepreneur that escaped poverty in the favellas of Brazil, to give back to the poor.
Meninos da Lagua provides free education to kids without means, but many of these children still struggle with a lack of basic healthcare, and are unable to complete school because of a lack of sight, etc. In order to provide these children a better future, Adelson works with us to provide them access to corrective eyewear.
Apart from education, the children of the lake also work on keeping things green with reforestation projects; also giving back to the community by promoting art installations that take the place of graffiti and vandalism. Click on the links above to see some of the work they do, and shoot a pair over to a kid on the lake.
Check out the challenges these kids face every day below.