Highlights from the 2020 Annual Report
Our 2020 Annual Report is completed and we are delighted to share it with you!
This report provides an overview of DreamRoot's mission and strategy for preparing the next generation of society’s leaders to assume a greater role in community and institutional transformation.
You will find an update on the social and economic development you helped accomplish last year and our plans moving forward.
Click here to access the Annual Report.
A snapshot of the numbers include:
- Provided 156 hours of leadership coaching and training to 12 local leaders who are working in 8 communities and impacting over 900 students collectively.
- Partnered with 8 local leaders on a COVID relief strategy that provided meals to 225 across three countries.
- Completed the renovation of one community-based training center and began the construction of two more centers.
- Employed local workers in construction projects and offered vocational training to community members during construction.
- Provided 127 primary school books to students in Haiti and 214 jiu jitsu uniforms to students in Brazil.
Executive Director, DreamRoot Leadership Institute
We are excited to announce that DreamRoot Leadership Institute has partnered with Team Passos Jiu Jitsu to offer a Jiu Jitsu Leadership Cohort for Assistant Coaches of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu programs.
A few weeks ago, we went to Brazil to visit with local leaders and community members where we saw first-hand the impact of their social initiatives. We also hosted a Jiu Jitsu Camp with U.S. students in Recife, Brazil. Here are highlights from the trip.
The school compound where Rose and David educate more than 200 students and where the DreamRoot Resource Center was constructed earlier this summer withstood the earthquake and aftershocks with no structural damage!
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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