2021 Annual Impact Report
Our 2021 Annual Report is now available!
Thanks to the support of our generous donors, we have gained a lot of ground in a short amount of time. The annual impact report shares more about the training programs and center construction projects completed last year, highlights testimonials of the impact DreamRoot's work is having, and explains our leadership development model.
We hope you will explore it, share it with your friends, and engage with DreamRoot Leadership Institute as we come alongside current and emerging leaders in underserved communities to launch, operate, and multiply meaningful community-based social initiatives to reverse the cycles of poverty and promote the well-being of every member of society.
Executive Director, DreamRoot Leadership Institute
A Street Boy Named Adam
The smell of polluted gutters hits our noses as we step out onto the streets.
The darkness of the night blankets us. As we approach the plaza, we are warmed by the soft street lights that circle the perimeter. With the sounds of screeching bus brakes in the background and catching an occasional glimpse of the rats…
Tour the Arte Suave Training Center
With past fundraising, we’ve been able to partner with Arte Sauve on the renovation of what was a dilapidated warehouse in northeast Brazil. It is now a functional training center serving over 120 students in an under-resourced community plagued by poverty, violence, and drug trafficking. This program also offers…
Vision 2020 Workbook
To help gain clarity, spark dreams and rise into the fullness of each of our unique callings, here is DreamRoot’s special Vision 2020 Workbook. It is an excellent tool for exploring your talents, discovering your calling, and aligning it with your daily life.
Meet Rose and David
Rose and David are a powerhouse couple who lives in Fonfrede, Haiti. They believe in the capacity of the local Haitian people and have a shared vision for their nation of Haiti to be a restored and prosperous country where its citizens no longer live in abject poverty but have the means and skills to live a live of…
The Impact of a Uniform
A huge shout out to Team Passos Jiu Jitsu students and Onda Jiu Jitsu for the generous donation of uniforms! These gis were donated to the Arte Suave program in Paulista, Brazil. Over 70 gis, several belts, and two pairs of shoes were collected and distributed to the students most in need at Arte Suave.
When Jhon is not working his shift as a federal police officer in the Recife metropolitan areas, Jhon can be found leading at several project sites throughout the city teaching Jiu Jitsu to at-risk youth and adults. Each of his classes are filled with lessons of life skills, character development, and encouraging his students to…
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