Est Was born in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil and came to the US in 2002 as a Missionary. In Brazil he worked for The Bank of Brazil, REal ABN-AMRO Bank and to the Rio de Janeiro Bank Clerk Union as a Director representing more than 50,000 Employees. He graduate in Theology with specialization in Mission Project and later received his Master Degree in Leadership through Florida Christian University. His passion for Mission Projects, helping people and sharing the Gospel lead him to found Edify International Mission.



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Est Portela

Founder & President

Carla Portela

Administrative Director

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Carla was born in São Paulo (SP) Brazil. She worked for VASP Brazilian Airlines as a flight attendant in domestic and international flights based in Brussels, Los Angeles, Seoul North Korea. She graduated in Business Administration at the University Paulista. Also she worked as an English teacher, in administration of numerous companies, as a specialist adviser to international student exchange programs and also as a certified translator in the US. At Edify Mission she volunteers as an Administration Director taking care of all our administrative process and engaging in social and community projects of humanitarian aid as well.