About Us

World Capoeira Maculele Arts Foundation

World Capoeira Arts Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to providing cultural education, building community and improving the lives of children in impoverished communities through sharing the art form of Capoeira. Our projects serve over 500 kids and are located in the US, Brazil, Colombia, Luanda, Puerto Rico, Argentina and Portugal serves over 500 kids. Capoeira Maculelê is a non-profit organization with headquarters in Londrina, Paraná, Brazil and the Atlanta, GA, USA.

World Capoeira Maculele Arts Foundation projects touch the lives of many children, offering an opportunity for a healthier, better life through personal growth. They aim to create safe learning environments, art and culture workshops, health education, reliable role models, and nutritious snacks. Through capoeira, they open a dialogue with the children to discover who they are, why are they special, where they come from, and how to find positive solutions to seemingly impossible problems. As they learn capoeira, its music, history and philosophy, they develop physical and emotional strength to solve problems, make friends, and develop their self-esteem.