Iko Poran is a non-profit NGO. Our mission is to help improve the lives of Rio´s under-privileged communities. We offer volunteer opportunities in over forty local partner organizations. Find out more about our programs here
alternative spring breaks Community work and visit tourist attractions. more...
capoeira with mestre joao Compete, teach, or just play around with the locals more...
health education & awareness Provide access to essential health services and education... more...
Experience Brazil from a local perspective
Welcome to Iko Poran! We are the leading Brazil-based international volunteer network. We recruit and place international volunteers in community projects around the city of Rio de Janeiro. Volunteering with Iko Poran provides a unique opportunity to:
experience real life in one of the world´s most exciting cities, Rio de Janeiro, while picking up some Portuguese
help local communities build a better life
put your skills and experience to good use, and develop new ones.
Public Interest Organization 08.071.010.809/2006-11 | Brazilian Ministry of Justice Association Iko Poran | Rua Pintora Djanira 58, Santa Teresa. Rio de Janeiro. Rj, Brasil. CEP: 20251-560 Tel: (+55 21) 2252.8214