As One Individual Rises, We All Rise

DreamRoot Turns Two!

DreamRoot is partnering with 12 local leaders to oversee social initiatives for underprivileged individuals in 8 communities impacting over 900 students. These social initiatives include Jiu Jitsu programs, nutrition and physical therapy…

Highlights from the 2020 Annual Report

This report provides an overview of our mission and strategy and an update on the social and economic development our supporters helped accomplish last year. Teh report also outlines our plans moving forward.

Breaking Ground on New Training Centers

DreamRoot training centers provide community members a place to build healthy relationships in a safe, supportive environment. Each locally-led center offers a variety of quality training and educational programs tailored to…

Meet Our Newest Team Member

We are happy to announce the newest member of our leadership team!

Jhonatas (Jhon) Alves, the local leader who has been running the DreamRoot / Arte Suave Training Center…

Happy Birthday to Us!

This week we are celebrating DreamRoot Leadership Institute’s first anniversary!

In the twelve months since our formal establishment as a nonprofit, DreamRoot has made a variety of…

Meet Wal

Wal’s story is pretty inspiring. Having grown up in an impoverished community in Paulist, Brazil, she is all too familiar with dangerous streets and an inadequate school system. One of the first things you will notice about Wal is that she is studious and intelligent.

Relief Efforts in the Sertão

In partnership with local ministries, our leaders have been quick to mobilize resources and help to meet the critical needs of community members. We have seen lives literally saved and transformed.

Learning to Lead with Language

In the face of social distancing, DreamRoot has rolled out a virtual ESL program that doubles as a leadership training cohort for 24 underprivileged young women in Northeast Brazil. The students interact with 10 bi-lingual Instructors who are teaching across 4 countries.

Leading During Times of Uncertainty

Our most recent Brazil trip was cut short due to the Coronavirus. This resulted in postponing the April local leader training workshop. Despite the setbacks, we had a successful trip. Details will follow in a later email. DreamRoot’s leadership cohort and one-on-one coaching sessions with…

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…