Brazil fights poverty with music

Despite strong economic growth, many Brazilians still live in violent slums.



    Many young Brazilians who live in the country's violent slums are turning to music to fight poverty. For them, music offers a way out of their miserable existence.
     
    Some young men in Vigario Geral, one of Rio de Janeiro's most violent slums, are studying music with the help of a non-governmental organisation that is struggling to give young people an opportunity in life.
     
    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from the favella.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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