Where can you find hope in the middle of conflict?
Ask these kids
Using sport, music and play to give confidence and hope back to these children in Syria and other young people affected by conflict
Safe spaces to play

...in refugee camps, safe houses and schools: helping to rebuild young lives by war

Jordan | Social projects world wide | Syria | Palestine


Born out of resistance to oppression in Brazil, the movement, energy and music of Capoeira captivate the attention of the refugees and young people we work with.

Creating positive role models

Capoeira helps build tolerance, opens minds and creates a community: a positive alternative to extremist ideas

What you can do

The current refugee crisis in Syria is affecting millions of children.
Help them to rebuild their confidence and find a space place to play.

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The spirit of Capoeira is alive in Palestine

After a long warm-up, Mestre Pedro Albuquerque opens the roda. “Oi sim sim sim, Oi não não não,” goes a popular capoeira song, easy to sing for anyone who doesn’t know Portuguese. “Sometimes yes, sometimes no” – a simple message, life...

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Press Release: #Capoeira4Refugees tour begins

From 13th to 23rd February 2015, Bidna Capoeira goes on the road to bring the power of music, play and sport to refugee camps and host communities in Palestine and Jordan. Read more

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We are currently raising funds to support this great project. Learn more about it at the Facebook page Read more