Who we are

Roots of Change Foundation is an active Alberta-registered charity that has been helping to reduce poverty in Nicaragua since 2005.

We have a clear goal to practice the teachings of the Encyclical of Pope Paul VI on the Development of Peoples, (March 1967) and to ensure that Father Denis’ years of work and devotion to the people of Nicaragua, continue for years to come.

We undertake activities and programs that reduce poverty in some of the poorest communities of Nicaragua.

We collaborate with our partner agent, FUNDACCO, a registered charity in Nicaragua, to identify, propose, manage, and facilitate projects funded by the Foundation.

We raise funds by making informative presentations to groups and organizations, by three newsletter mail-outs each year, and by hosting gala and fundraising events. We also partner with schools and other groups who raise funds in support of our work in Nicaragua.

We are dedicated to ensuring every dollar will have the greatest possible impact and we invest in SMART initiatives that project long-term, sustainable community outcomes.