Bolsa Familia, the Brazilian government's much-admired social welfare program, is constantly being reworked and readjusted to make it more effective. Henrique Luis Paiva explains how they do it.
Bindia (Brazil-India): Shared Health Challenges and Solutions
December 26, 2012 / The Times of India
December 20, 2012 / The Times of India
Free treatment for all AIDS patients is said to be impractical in a developing country. It is expensive and difficult--but not impossible as Brazil has proven.
December 19, 2012 / Untold Stories
Can Brazil's cash transfer program be the single magic bullet to ensure poverty reduction? Not if the free public healthcare system does not work.
December 3, 2012 / The Times of India
Community mapping is helping people in the Amazon assert their rights on the land where they have lived for generations.
December 1, 2012 / The Times of India
If India plans to emulate the cash transfer program of Brazil, it needs to remember one thing - the program there is not about reducing subsidies, but increasing the efficiency of aid delivery.
October 4, 2012 / Untold Stories
For conservation efforts in the Amazon to be successful, the people of the forests must be included. Mapping these people and their resources is the first step to doing this.
September 25, 2012 / The Times of India
Enderson Araujo uses new media and technology to fight the one dimensional image of drugs and violence associated with Brazil's favelas.
September 6, 2012 / The Times of India
Can basic minimum income for all eradicate hunger and need? A Brazilian politician sees it as humanity's great project for the 21st century.
August 10, 2012 / The Times of India, Untold Stories
The story of Elisangela, a single mother with two chronically ill children, reveals what is right and wrong with Brazil's free public healthcare system.