Monthly Archives: July 2011

East Timor: Capoeira for Peace and Children’s Rights Exhibition

Camaradas, my friend Ruth Kimball sent out an email inviting Capoeira-related social programs world over to join a ‘Capoeira for Peace and Children’s Rights exhibition’ in East Timor. Ruth is a volunteer at MAC (United Children of East Timor), a … Continue reading

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A piece of capoeira in Cameroon – By Linda Raftree

Linda has been working in the area of social development internationally since the early 90s. The first time I re-posted one of Linda’s articles it was about how Capoeira have helped her son developing empathy. In this one she shares … Continue reading

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Bidna Capoeira: Where it all began

On February 2010 I posted an interview with Tarek ‘Laranja’, who would became the co-founder of Bidna Capoeira. The NGO, intended to enrich peoples’ lives in areas of conflict and poverty, is growing fast and already assisting youngsters in different … Continue reading

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