São Paulo’s favelas are running out of food. These women are stepping in.

COVID-19 is worsening hardship in Brazil's working-class settlements, so this group is giving out 6,000 free meals a day.

The sprawling favela of Paraisópolis, home to more than 100,000 residents, is surrounded by high rises in the Morumbi neighborhood, one of the richest in the city. Lack of government services in the favela has the local residents’ association ramping up their own to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Photograph by Gui Christ

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