- By diana Nijboer
- In Mais Caminhos and the communities in Rio de Janeiro
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Studies show that people who speak two or more languages have better brain activity.
Refugees from Congo came to Brazil for a new life but were finding it difficult to find a job and make friends because they didn't speak Portuguese.
Susanna Southworth came to Rio de Janeiro on a Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship to study Portuguese for six weeks.
MAIS CAMINHOS Mais Caminhos is a civil and philanthropic organisation that has been functioning since 2009.