Students Bring Love of Reading to RIO Favelas

Book lovers from the University of RIO de Janeiro recently paid a visit to the Babilonia favela with a very simple mission…reading to residents.  The outreach was part of a program known as FLUPP, aiming to promote literacy and readership in RIO.  Check out this cool article to find out more about FLUPP’s impact in RIO.

http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/books/article/rios-favelas-invaded…-by-book-lovers#When:08:56:30Z

Bruno Silva de Fonseca was one of a group of story tellers and book lovers from the University of Rio de Janeiro who visited the Babilonia favela near Copacabana recently to win over residents. – AFP video screenshot, November 15, 2015.