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Favelas in Other Countries (World Studies Presentation) Joao Rolim

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FavelasName: Joao Eduardo Lopes RolimLevel: DIS4bPlace with more than 51 irregular houses

Favelas ConditionsWaste every where

Horrible healthy care

Danger around

Huge amount of unemployed people

Lack of potable (drinking) water


People in FavelasIn the research, 94% of the peoplethat live in Favelas are happy

65% consider themselves frommedial economic class

Public Education

Not a priority of the public power

Outdated teaching methodology

Many affrays in the region

About 1.6% of people who live in favelas study in public school

About 30% of people who live in favelas leave school

Salary gaps between the populationAbout 21% of Brazilians are classified in A,B classes

53% are classified in C class, 25% are from D,E and F classes

About 6% of this population live in Favelas, can it be from class F or class C.

Favela people stablish themselves in hierarchy.

Their first main goal is to keep the income of drugs constant.

The second goal is to keep the police out of their way.Traffic

Government actions Cities with programs to pacify the Favelas, it is called Unidades Pacificadoras.

Many ONGs go to Favelas with Government support to help the conditions there.

Favelas in other countries(Slums)


4 Millions people

80 thousand people per square kilometer

1.8 million people live without water inside their homes

Orangi Town

1.8 Million peopleGovernment representationOPPBasic problems Water, Electricity, Sewer


1 Million peopleCheap and affordableBoom of tan and textiles industriesHuge sewer problems


2.5 Million peopleDeficient in Health care, Water and Electricity supplyCharities do the Government job50% are unemployed


392 Thousands peopleANC GovernmentInadequate access to water sanitation and hygieneJobs in Caple Town