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Almoço natalino

Early December we had our annual lunch with some of our contacts from the NGOs, schools and our volunteers! After a delicious meal, we did some manual activities like Norwegians usually do for Christmas.

Visit at Wood getting ready for the job market

In the end of November, ten students from DLW had the opportunity to visit our partner Wood’s office (former Wood Group), in Barra da Tijuca.

Visit at Jotun’s factory

On November 27th, a group of our participants was invited to Jotun’s factory in Itaboraí. Jotun is one of our founders and we are grateful to catch up with the Norwegian group again.

Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Dream Learn Work

Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship at Dream Learn Work

In the end of October, we set up an event with some of our partners at the head office of Dream Learn Work, in Flamengo beach. It was a day with a lot of sharing and learning!

Dia de Doar 2018

Dia de Doar 2018

7th of November is Giving Tuesday – an international day for donating to NGOs around the world. Today, now more than ever, Brazil needs education, and the world needs Brazil

Visit to Christ, the Redeemer

Visit to Christ, the Redeemer

In mid-September, Intertouring, a tourism agency, arranged an event for our students to get in touch with tourism and hear about how it is to work in the area. The event was a great success and we are already thinking about arranging a new one!

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DNB Rio de Janeiro Oil & Gas event

In the end of October, Dream Learn Work was invited to DNB’s (Den Norske Bank) Rio Oil & Gas event, in Rio de Janeiro. Kristin H. Holth, DNB’s Global Head of Ocean Industries, and Felipe Kury, ANP Director, presented Brazil’s oil and gas perspectives.

Rio Oil & Gas 2018

Rio Oil & Gas 2018

In the last three editions of Rio Oil & Gas, Innovation Norway has invited us to the Norwegian Pavilion to connect with the Norwegian network in the Oil and Gas industry in Rio de Janeiro and meet new connections.

Meeting with the partner NGOs

In September, we met up with all DLW’s partner NGOs that work with us in Project Grael in Jurujuba (Niterói). Before the meeting, we were invited to a sailboat activity!

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One more DLW-chef

Congratulations to our participant Paula Nogueria for concluding her culinary course at Gastromotiva!

Exhibition CCBB, Igor Moreno

Participant of Dream Learn Work, Igor Moreno, with the artistic name IZY is exposing an art in the famous art galery CCBB owned by Banco do Brasil, in the first floor. The exhibition began on August 14th and will last until December…

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The Future and I

DLW has asked our students about their thoughts on the future. We are going to share with you their opinions about the future of Brazil, their future and what we can do about it.

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From the favela to a future in finance

A hardworking mother and good forces in DNB (Norwegian bank) have brought Rafael Lima out of poverty in Rio de Janeiro. Rafael’s journey has taken him to the other side of the earth: DNB Luxembourg.

Good Deeds Day

Annually, DLW takes part in the international event Good Deeds Day, arranged in Brazil by Atados. This year’s fair to promote our NGO was held on Sunday, April 15, at Quinta da Boa Vista, a huge park close to Sao Cristovao—an amazingly beautiful venue for this type of event.

Learning how to dream bigger

Wendell, our participant recruited by Project Karanba, recently got a scholarship to Electrical Engineering at UNISUAM. We talked to him in order to have a better understanding of this moment in his educational path.

Marielle Franco (27 July 1979 – 14 March 2018)

I have written this passage a week after the assassination of Marielle Franco on March, 14th 2018, the initial emotional shock and sadness had eased and I could grasp what had happened. I met Marielle in 2017, a very courageous woman, Brazilian politician, feminist and human rights activist.

Global Giving Campaign

Last year, DLW succeeded in becoming a permanent partner of the Global Giving crowdfunding platform. This has lead to new opportunities and, this year, we hosted our second campaign called Little by Little, that was held between April 9 and April 13.

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The Future and Me – Dimitri

When I think about the word “future”, I think of surprise. The future of Brazil is a surprise, which means our future is a surprise as well. But I think we need to do our part, and that way we can change the future.

The Future and Me Yasmin

The Future and Me – Yasmin

We asked our students about the future. Now we are going to share their opinions about the future of Brazil, their own future and how we can influence it.

Recruitment Projeto Karanba

Recruitment Projeto Karanba

In April, DLW held a recruitment meeting at Projeto Karanba to find new youngsters who wanted to study. Every year we recruit participants who are interested in choosing education to have a better future.

Graduation 2018

In the end of every year Dream Learn Work arranges a graduation ceremony for the students that has completed a course during the year. Normally we arrange these events at our NGO partner’s base, but this year we chose to gather all our participants at Teatro SESI in Rio City Center, so they can connect with each other and celebrate together as DLW participants.

Giving Tuesday is 28th November

Giving Tuesday is 28th November

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. On this day let’s celebrate and encourage giving, there are many ways to support us, from fundraising to volunteering or pro bono work.

Kongsberg Maritime Brasil receives DLW participants.

Late September DLW was invited to gather a group of participants studying courses that could lead to the oil and gas sector. A group of 10 went to Kongsberg’s headquarter in Rio de Janeiro and was welcomed by Kristian Froevold, Daniel dos Santos Botelho and Mercio Luiz Tavares.

New Partner – Projeto Grael

To be able to achieve our mission, Dream Learn Work works in partnership with different NGO’s, schools and companies in educational, cooperative and social areas. A new member, Project Grael, enters our group of social projects, supporting the community in Jurujuba, Niterói.

A new approach to CSR

Every year Dream Learn Work’s team sits down in January to evaluate the past year, our assessing our results and…

Good Deeds Day

This year, on April 1st and 2nd, Dream Learn Work participated for the first time in the international initiative: Good Deeds Day, organized by Atados here in Rio. It puts together people who want to volunteer and NGOs that need help. During two days, many activities take place and connections are made.

Woman and DLW participants from Abrigo Rainha Silvia showing their art about dreams in a workshop last year. Mulheres e participantes do Abrigo Rainha Silvia mostrando a arte deles sobre sonhos em um workshop ano passado.

Dream Learn Work’s dreams for 2017

Every year Dream Learn Work’s team sits down in January to evaluate the past year, our assessing our results and how we can improve our work.

Dream Learn Work – 10 years!

In 2016 Dream Learn Work celebrates ten years helping young people realize their dreams and create better futures for themselves through education, In this occasion we gathered students, partners and Dream Learn Work’s friends to celebrate this milestone.

Photos: Runa Hestmann/NBCC

Dream Learn Work meets Norwegian Minister

Deputy Minister in the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, Ms Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde, greeted us during her visit to the Norwegian stand at Rio Oil and Gas held in October this year.

Graduation 2016 – Abrigo Rainha Silvia/Karanba

At the end of every year Dream Learn Work has a tradition to celebrate our participants that concluded a course during the respective year. This year we held the graduation for Abrigo Rainha Silva and Projeto Karanba in Itaborai at Abrigo Rainha Silva’s base.

Graduation 2016 – Instituto Bola Pra Frente / Luta Pela Paz

At the end of every year Dream Learn Work has a tradition to celebrate our participants that concluded a course during the respective year. This year we held the graduation for Instituto Bola Pra Frente and Luta Pela Paz in an event area close to BpF’s base in Deodoro.

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Educação 360 (Education 360)

This year Dream Learn Work was invited to participate at the yearly educational event ´Educação 360´, organized by O Globo and Extra newspapers, in partnership with Sesc and the Rio de Janeiro’s government, with the support of TV Globo

Dream Learn Work in VG, one of Norway’s biggest newspapers

In July, Dream Learn Work was featured in an article published in one of Norway’s biggest newspapers, VG (Verdens Gang). Due to the Olympic Games held in Rio…

Yoga and meditation for dlw-participants

Dream Learn Work, together with Sports Unite Nationalities (SUN) and Luciana Camargo from Samatua Yoga held an event for our participants where yoga and active meditation were the tools to get in contact with mind and body.

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Dream Learn Work in o Globo

In August there was published an article about Dream Learn Work and our work here in Rio de Janeiro in the Brazilian national newspaper O Globo.

Mandorla – innovation, opportunities and an open mind

Mandorla is a Digital Marketing company specializing in providing unique and great solutions to companies and organizations primarily in South America.

Dreams of Rio: Beyond the Dreams

For the third year in a row Dream Learn Work has organized and delivered our motivational workshop ‘’My Life, My Dream’’. We use creative tools to identify and illustrate the dreams of our participants. During four days of activities the participants learnt how to use watercolours,

SENAI recognized by the UN

Our biggest educational partner, the National Service for Industrial Training, SENAI, has been recognized by the UN as one of the best educational institutions of the south hemisphere. This is great news for Dream Learn Work, as 65% of

DLW MENTOR – where youth meets experience

Achieving a professional career changes from a dream to a plan with DLW Mentor. Dream Learn Work takes participants one step closer to work through our new program.

The Norwegian Consulate interviews: Wendell

The Norwegian Consulate General interviewed young people from Dream Learn Work about their life stories and their experiences with the project. The second interview was with Wendell, who dreams of becoming an Electrical Engineer.

The Norwegian General Consulate interviews our participant Yasmim

The Norwegian General Consulate interviews our participant Yasmim
I was brought up by my mom and my grandparents. My dad never cared to help out in any way, but my mom was always there for me. She worked day and night to get money for my me and my grandparents…

Vocational orientation – Workshop with DIRECT

Vocational training is an essential part of DLW’s work in Rio de Janeiro. DIRECT, a company that works with vocational orientation contacted us and offered to help our participants figure out their educational path and professional dream.

NORWAY/BRAZIL WEEK: DLW participation

On November, 8th we participated in the Norwegian-Brazilian Business and Science Week an initiative from the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Brasília, Royal Norwegian General Consulate in Rio de Janeiro and Innovation Norway. The idea was to emphasize and strengthen successful cooperation on various levels between Brazil and Norway…

The Norwegian General Consulate interviews our participant Pedro Henrique

The Norwegian Consulate General interviewed young people from Dream Learn Work about their life stories and their experiences with the project. The first interview was with Pedro Henrique, who is currently working as Kitchen Helper at the Fasano Al Mare restaurant.

Event with our NGO partners

Late July we gathered all our NGO partners at Luta Pela Paz (LPP), where LPP presented their project and their results. The NGO has it’s main base in the slum area Maré, a big area between Linha Vermelha (the highway towards the international airport)…

My Life, My Dream – Theater Edition

Every year we give our motivational course My Life, My Dream. In this year’s edition, we used the theater as a creative tool to encourage our young people to study.

NEW DONOR PLATFORM – Global Giving

In May Dream Learn Work started the application process to participate on Global Giving Accelerator program, an online fundraising opportunity for nonprofits around the world.

Mentoring in partnership with Statoil

In 2017, our mentoring program was implemented in partnership with the Norwegian company Statoil. Within six months, eight students and eight Statoil employees attended the program.

Dream Learn Work is now a part of O POLEN

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New Partner – Projeto Grael

To be able to achieve our mission, Dream Learn Work works in partnership with different NGO’s, schools and companies in educational, cooperative and social areas. and have a better future.

New Partner – Projeto Grael

To be able to achieve our mission, Dream Learn Work works in partnership with different NGO’s, schools and companies in educational, cooperative and social areas. and have a better future.

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