Rebuild Goma The city of Goma, located in eastern Congo, has faced a series of challenges in recent decades. Since the 1990s, …
Over 400 Million children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18 worldwide are out of school, from which over 140 million are food insecure orphans: we are on a mission to change that.
boxes of Meals distributed
kids protected from sexual abuse worldwide
Kids back in school (k-12)
Orphans rescued in Congo
At the heart of BaluarteUSA is a commitment to empowering the most vulnerable, reaching out to those in need, and fostering environments where dreams are not just dreamt, but pursued relentlessly. From the bustling neighborhoods of Angola to the resilient communities in Northeast Brazil and the hopeful hearts in Congo, our journey has been marked by stories of resilience, hope, and transformation. Each location, each face, and each hand we hold represent a testament to the impact of compassion and actionable love.
We believe in more than just immediate relief; we believe in sustainable change. Through education and faith, we’ve set out on a mission to reshape futures. Our schools, beyond providing academic knowledge, are a haven where the arts flourish, and where children find their voice in music, dance, theater, circus, and sports. We go beyond education; we aim to nurture the spirit, build self-confidence, and cultivate emotional intelligence. At Baluarte, every child learns to see the world as a vast playground of opportunities.
The narrative of BaluarteUSA is also deeply entwined with community upliftment. Our after-school programs and parent education initiatives signify our holistic approach. Recognizing the importance of sustenance, our endeavors also stretch to providing meals, ensuring no child or family goes to bed on an empty stomach.
We invite you to be a part of this journey. Dive deeper into our stories, witness the magic we’re weaving worldwide, and join hands with us. Together, we can continue to create opportunities, transform communities, and rebuild lives.
To be a fortress of help and refuge, creating opportunities through education and faith to transform the lives of those in need around the world.
Working for a more just and egalitarian world, designing and creating opportunities for a better quality of life for families in need.
Respect among individuals of all races, Excellence with simplicity, Commitment to the truth and Economic, social, and environmental sustainability.