About Us

Who We Are

Capoeira Alafia is a charitable organization with branches in Jamaica and Germany. We are dedicated to uplift children and young adults who are affected by crime, violence and poverty.

Capoeira Alafia (CA) offers the multi-facetted martial art/dance/culture of capoeira in combination with a diverse self-development component, designed to foster the holistic development of children and young adults. While our Capoeira for Peace program intentionally promotes cooperation and non-aggression, CA’s second focal point on the environment is based on permaculture principles and living in harmony with nature.

Capoeira Alafia: Our Values

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Perserverance

We are prepared to work hard and be persistent in our effort in order to achieve our goals.

Unity

We help each other and take care of one another as a family

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Integration

We are inclusive. We accept everyone who shares our goals

Respect

Through our good behaviour we express our care for the environment and people

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Harmony

We see ourselves as a part of nature. We strive to attain physical, emotional, social and spiritual balance through our work

Our Vision

To see a world where young people live in peace and harmony and are no longer affected by poverty.

Our Mission

To use Capoeira combined with holistic self-development, mentoring, employability and environmental awareness to promote peace, harmony and opportunity amongst young people.

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