VRB was created in 2016 with the mission of perpetuating the daring, innovative and responsible style for which Viva Rio is known, broadening its impact throughout Brazil with strategic partnerships in the country and overseas. We are working with some of the largest independent institutions from the local financial market, generating value in pioneering forms while fighting some of the country’s toughest social challenges.
To promote a culture of peace and social inclusion.
Creativity & Pragmatism
Solidarity & Justice
Ethics & Transparency
Honor & Respect
A society that integrates security and civil rights,
justice and freedom, sustainable development,
modernity and cultural diversity.
ABOUT VIVA RIO
Viva Rio is a nonprofit organization founded in Rio de Janeiro in 1993, having worked toward forming safe, healthy communities in vulnerable territory. It began operating in Haiti in 2004, answering an invitation from the United Nations. In 2014, the organization set up Viva Rio Inc. in the United States.
Viva Rio is one of Latin America’s largest nonprofit organizations, with over 40 awards earned in Brazil and abroad, and was selected in recent years as one of the world’s best nonprofits by the Global Journal Genéve.