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VV Action VV Arraial d'Ajuda R$2,570.00

VV Action VV Arraial d'Ajuda R$2,570.00


VV Medical Expedition Arraial d'Ajuda


Bringing medical care to the population of Arraial D'Ajuda.

With VV, you will dedicate your time, energy and effort to a project carried out in direct partnership with the local community of the São Pedro neighborhood.

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    In this medical expedition we will meet the needs demanded by this community, where we will take medical and specialized care in areas of greatest need in Arraial. We will count on the support of our partners, Associação Filhos do Céu, created in 2009 with the aim of promoting better life alternatives and the well-being of children and adolescents.


    Through the VV Expedition you will be able to act and be a participatory volunteer in our Mission that will begin on January 21, 2022, receiving a certificate upon completion. 


    Arraial d'Ajuda is a district in the Brazilian municipality of Porto Seguro, in the state of Bahia. With approximately 16 thousand inhabitants, the village is known for the natural beauty of its beaches with crystal clear waters and extensive stretches of soft sand. There it is possible to find a great cultural variety, thanks to the visitors, who come from the four corners of the world. Arraial d'Ajuda is a space for all scenarios, whether relaxing, fun or humanitarian aid.

  • SDGs

    In order to generate a positive impact in a universal language, VV has the UN Sustainable Development Goals integrated into their respective strategic pillars and as decision-making.  The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global agenda adopted during the United Nations (UN) Summit on Sustainable Development in September 2015, comprising 17 goals and 169 targets to be achieved by 2030. Sustainable Development (SDG). For programs in Brazil we work: 


    - SDG 3: Health and Well-Being

    - SDG 10: Reduction of inequalities  


    Friday to Tuesday: 21st to 25th January 2022

    All volunteers must arrive in Porto Seguro on the 21/01 and the return tickets must be purchased for the 25/01 in the afternoon.


    • FRIDAY: Arrival at Porto Seguro airport and welcome at the NGO.
    • SATURDAY: Service Day
    • SUNDAY: Service Day
    • MONDAY: Service Day
    • TUESDAY: Last day and return home

    • Hostel accommodation in a shared room
    • Two meals daily during the stay: breakfast and lunch
    • All material to be used during the activities 
    • VV professional accompanying the group and coordinating the actions
    • VV shirt 
    • Online VV Training
    • Volunteer certificate 
    • E-book VV: Volunteer Guide  
    • Government fees, taxes and banking transactions

    Luiz Vilanova:


    Physician graduated from Centro Universitário de Valença/RJ, specialist in Internal Medicine at Hospital Edmundo Vasconcelos/SP and Intensive Medicine at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein/SP. Postgraduate in Human Rights and Global Citizenship. He holds a specialist degree in Intensive Care from AMIB and an Advanced Course in Remote Area Medicine - Advanced Wilderness Life Support (AWLS). And with an extension course on Humanitarian Response to Conflict and Disaster at Harvard. He currently works in the oncology and neurology ICUs of Hospital 9 de Julho/SP. Volunteer at the VV Mission - Goiás with jaguars and VV Week - Ilha de Deus and Pernambuco hinterland with an emphasis on female empowerment. Participated in medical expeditions with the Instituto Dharma in Ceará and the hinterland of Pernambuco in partnership with VV, during the VV-Honduras Week, he provided medical care to the local population. He has already worked as a volunteer in activities in Jardim Gramacho/RJ (with VV and TETO), in São Paulo with ImaginaC and worked as a doctor at Hamburgada na Rua. Participated in the COVID-19 mission by MSF (Doctors Without Borders).


    Ana Lucia Carvalho:


    Social Worker, General Coordinator of Filhos do Céu since 2015, a place of great love and responsibility within the community of Arraial d'Ajuda. He sees social work as a life mission and strongly believes in good and love as a transformer capable of improving the world. Ana is the mother of two children and almost 200 who work at the AFC.


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