Frau im Garten in Brasilien

Projects in Brazil


Gradual exit: As part of the development of the institutional strategy for 2019–2023, Vivamos Mejor decided to phase out its engagement in Brazil even before the election of the right-wing populist president Jair Bolsonaro and the events of the Corona crisis. You can find out more about the reasons for the exit here (available in German).


This lands Brazil in 78th place out of 189 surveyed countries. Switzerland, by contrast, is in second place with an IHDI of 0.882.

*The inequality-adjusted human index (IHDI) measures inequality in various countries. The IHDI considers inequality in education, health, and income; a scores range from 0 (lowest) to 1 (highest). 

15,160 USD

Switzerland: 65,610 USD


Brazil ranks 137 out of 160 surveyed countries. 

*The Gini index ranks a region or country based on income distribution, e.g. household income per capita. The scores range from 0 (absolute equality) to 100 (absolute inequality).