The Roots of Change Foundation is a Catholic non-profit organization which brings hope to the people of Nicaragua through its partner, Fundación Acción Comunitaria (FUNDACCO). Together we are continuing the missionary work of founder Father Denis Hébert.
To practice the teachings of the Encyclical on the Development of Peoples by Pope Paul VI (March 1967).
Since 2005 the Roots of Change Foundation has been funding and delivering programs that have relieved poverty, provided educational opportunities and improved the health and wellness of the Nicaraguan people.
Projects and activities in Nicaragua are displayed in the form of Blog postings that provide readers information on how the Foundation is bringing hope to people in need. The postings have been categorized into groups based on the type of activity and contain photos, videos and in some cases reports from FUNDACCO on project activities.
Refer to the footer section for a complete listing of current postings. Return often to view more about our history as new postings are added.
Education is the foundation on which people can build better lives for themselves and their families. The Roots of Change continues to fund programs that create opportunities for people of all ages and in all parts of the country.
These are difficult times for Father Denis’ ‘extended family’ in Nicaragua. FUNDACCO, through no fault of their own, has been experiencing additional hardships since 2015 which are contributing to what could ultimately be their demise. Read more…
Water tower, well pump and distribution piping to each of the 34 households.
If you are interested in supporting either of these projects contact us
Learn about our mission and how we are bringing hope to the Nicaraguan people. For a complete listing of current postings, click on the ‘Post Categories‘ drop down in the footer on the right of your screen.