Rodrigo Ottoni, kitchen volunteer at Refettorio Gastromotiva in Rio de Janeiro, told us about his greatest passion: cooking. “There are no words to describe it”, he says. Here’s the secret to escaping the routine of everyday life: do what you love, do it for yourself, and do it for others.
“You can see it in their eyes, they have so much to give. If you feel accepted and welcome, you respect the city, its streets, the community as a whole; and we all benefit from it, because they would care for the city as if it were their own.” Anna Soresina, volunteer at Social Tables Ghirlandina, told us that “human beings need more” than just food.