Program Details

Associação Legato

  • Start Date 2017-08-03
  • End Date: 2018-08-05

  • Location: Canoas (about 10 Km from Porto Alegre)

Associação Legato is an organization aimed at inclusion of people through art. In order to create opportunities, this association was established in August 2008 for the community. The Legato Association with projects aimed at inclusion of people with disabilities through music, dance and theatre. It consists of children, youth and adults who are or are not included in the community of Canoas , Porto Alegre and the Metropolitan Region. Its president Renata Flores
da Silva, who has a degree in music from UFRGS and specialist in Relational Psychomotricity and since 2000 has served as a major supporter of the inclusion of people throuhgh art.

There is a huge variety of activities and workshops offered to the kids.


Host Family


Workshops and Training to prepare the kids for the labor market (from 16 years old).
Morning - Preparation to the Work for 20 kids with low disabilities. Afternoon – activities for 15 kids with medium disabilities.

Adaption and rehabilitaion through Art (kids from 2 years of age)
Afternoon- workshops for about 25 kids with different disabilities (and difficulties in school learning; arts group (performances and shows with handicapped kids and monitors and teachers to promote the integration) and arts workshops; educational service with specialists, activities to reinforce the health and environmental awareness and the integration into the local community groups of parents (to share experiences and to learn a job)

Activities the volunteer could do: English lessons, Culture, activities that promote the socialization, arts workshops (music, theatre, dance, acrobacy), stimulation for the achievement of autonomy


The volunteer must have a commitment to education of disadvantaged children and will need patience, maturity and responsibility to realize the work with these special children.

How to get there?
International Airport: Porto Alegre (POA)
Domestic Airport:


2.200,00 EUR (6 MTS)

3.300,00 EUR (12 MTS)