Developing Minds Foundation is a non-profit organization that builds schools and supports education programs in areas affected by violence and poverty such as urban slums, favelas and regions of armed conflict.

In these deeply troubled communities, we combine elements of a traditional education with vocational skills, as well as psychological and social rehabilitation to address our students’ core emotional issues.
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Projects

We are currently in various stages

Colombia: Providing an alternative to armed conflict in Colombia’s rural areas through literacy programs and psychological rehabilitation.
Brazil: Lifting residents of Rio de Janeiro’s violent favelas out of poverty through early childhood education and technology skills.
United States: Revitalizing America’s inner cities with literacy and job skills

Video

The Remarkable Story of Luma and Gabriel