Portuguese Teachers & Other Staff

Meet the Caminhos Portuguese Teachers

All of our Portuguese teachers are Brazilian natives and have a language degree.

Fernando Salerno

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and Literature, and Social Communication
Interests: Literature, cinema.

Josana Belarmino

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and English at UEPB
Interests: Travelling and going to restaurants.

Lennon Britto

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and Literature at UFRJ.
Interests: Travelling, working out, reading, cinema, going out to dance.

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Laís Sodré

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and Literature, and Tourism at UFF
Interests: Travelling, dancing, making new friends.

Sonia Lisboa

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese, Literature, and English
Interests: Travelling, theatre, books.

Antonio Junior

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and Literature at UFRJ
Interests: Education, literature, cinema, theatre, nights out.

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Deise Dulce

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Getting Doctor’s Degree in Language at PUC
Interests: Football, samba, and fun.

Damião Neves

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and English
Interests: Reading, cinema, going to the beach, and outdoor activities.

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Bruno Couto

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and Literature at UFRJ
Interests: Photography, kissing.

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Brenda Santiago

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and postgraduate in Portuguese Language Methodology
Interests: Going to the beach, books, dancing, music.

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Bruno Vigne

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and Japanese at UFRJ
Interests: Guitar, piano, reading, and learning new languages.

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Marcela Paulino

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and Literature at UFRJ
Interests: Sleeping, cinema, theater, travelling.

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Denis Crespo

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Graduated in Portuguese and English at Castelo Branco University
Interests: Music, movies, museums, going to the beach.

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Christy Najarro

Position: Portuguese Teacher
Education: Doctor in Literature at UFSC
Interests: Reading, writing, and traveling.

Meet The Caminhos Support Team

Our support team will help you to book your courses, organise your accommodation in Rio de Janeiro and discover the city. You can communicate in the following languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English, Dutch and French.

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Davi Afonso

Position: Activity Coordinator
Interests: Football and other sports, nights out, travelling

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Amanda Ennes

Position: Content Producer
Interests: TV shows, music, travelling, and hanging out with friends

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Luciana Nascimento

Position: Cleaning Assistant
Interests: talking, cooking, hanging out with my kids, plants.

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Yasmin Montenegro

Position: Receptionist
Interests: TV shows, books, and board games.

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Luiza Andrade

Position: Receptionist
Interests: Plants, cats, films, music, and art.

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Wanessa Nunes

Position: Driver, airport transfer
Interests: Samba and Rio de Janeiro.

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Tomaz de Oliveira

Position: Driver, airport transfer
Interests: Party, night life, football and visit different places.

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Nnamdi Okezie

Position: IT specialist and webmaster
Interests: Internet, music and politics

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Joana Cavades

Position: Graphic Designer
Interests: Music, photography, arts and crafts, social issues, nature, stories and imaginary worlds!

Meet the Caminhos Management Team

We would like to present to you the Caminhos Management Team.

Jascha Lewkowitz

Position: Executive Director
Interests : Music, reading, art and culture of other countries

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Bart Bijen

Position: Founder and Marketing Director
Interests: Eco Farm, football and other sports, social work, nature, entrepreneurship, sports

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Maria Dupuy de Lôme

Position: Social Program Coordinator
Interests: Nature, travelling and the beach
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