Green My Favela (GMF) is an environmental remediation project primarily located in the favelas (informal settlement or slum community) Rocinha and Manguinhos, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. GMF was formed to reclaim degraded land and to create more productive green spaces in Rocinha, and later expanded to include other communities. GMF works with favela residents to green what we can through collaborations with individuals, families, NGOs, schools, and the government. We partner with the private and public sector and social innovators to remediate neglected and abused land; to cultivate food security; to make more productive, environmentally responsible, and desirable public space; to problem solve for critical needs; and to skill share with a wide range of participants.
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