CUFA Angola’s Action on World Children’s Day in Uíge: A Day of Hope and Joy


On June 1, 2024, CUFA Angola organized an important event in the community of Uíge, in the northern part of the country, to celebrate...

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Rio Grande do Sul Needs Your Help


How to donate:Swift Code : BBDEBRSPSPO – Iban Code: BR0260746948000870000035823C1Bank name: BRADESCO S/A – Nº 237Bank address: CAROLINA MACHADO, 372 – MADUREIRA – RIO...

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Celso Athayde and Marcus Vinícius Athayde meet with the Angolan ambassador to the United Kingdom, Geraldo Nunda.


On May 16, Celso Athayde, founder of the Central Única das Favelas (CUFA), and his son Marcus Vinícius Athayde, current president of CUFA Global,...

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CUFA Cameroon is received by Roger Milla.


CUFA Cameroon was distinctly honored to be received by one of the most iconic figures in African and global football, affectionately known as the...

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Signing of the contract between GRUPO ANECDOTE and CUFA CAMEROUN


On this June 2The contract announced for the social collaboration of media support (press, radio, television) between the ANECDOTE GROUP and CUFA CAMEROUN has...

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Final of the speech competition organized by the Association of Young Leaders of Tomorrow (AJLD) at the French Alliance


Today took place the final of the speech competition organized by the Association of Young Leaders of Tomorrow (AJLD) at the Alliance Française, bringing...

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CUFA around the world

With a strong and expanding presence, CUFA’s initiatives reach over 35 countries around the globe, impacting communities and fostering positive changes in diverse cultural and social contexts. Our global network reflects an unwavering commitment to providing opportunities and support where they are most needed.
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The Sustainable Development

The sustainable development goals are a global call to action to end poverty, protect the environment and climate, and ensure that people everywhere can enjoy peace and prosperity.

Discover the Pillars of CUFA

Humanitarian Action

CUFA has always been guided by and recognized for the humanitarian actions it developed. During the pandemic period, this characteristic of the institution gained even more strength. In this space, you can see the actions that CUFA implements to help favela residents alleviate the difficulties of social isolation.

Art and culture

The favela is characterized as a great power of art and culture. CUFA, aware of this, has always strengthened, developed and encouraged projects, events and artistic-cultural activities, providing opportunities for favela residents to develop their talents and gifts.

Community and Security

CUFA is always attentive to the well-being and security policies of favelas. Here you can check out the partnerships and projects that the institution develops, dialoguing with the most diverse sectors of society, thinking about the well-being of the entire community.

Human rights

All of CUFA’s actions, in the most diverse areas, focus on Human Rights, as a recognized institution and holder of three seats at the United Nations (Housing, Youth and African Descent).


In this session, you can see how CUFA’s actions are contributing to the economic development.


The favela resident is a born entrepreneur. Because of this premise, CUFA has always encouraged and encourages entrepreneurship in favelas around the world, through projects and partnerships, with the most diverse sectors of society.


CUFA has always seen sport as a great tool for social inclusion. The institution is a reference in the creation and idealization of sporting activities aimed at favela residents, being at the forefront of some of these actions. Among the major events developed by CUFA, the Favelas Cup, the CUFA Fight Festival (FLC) and LIBBRA (Brazilian Street Basketball League) stand out.

Family and Health

Humanity is going through one of the worst health crises in its history. CUFA is attentive and concerned about the health of the favela population. Here you can follow the actions that the institution develops for the health of residents of these territories.