Current Project

Help us Build a Leadership Center in Haiti.

Who We Are

Roots of Development is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that supports and advocates for a more sustainable approach to development around the world.

We believe in a world in which the very communities living in poverty are the ones leading the fight against it; a world in which impoverished communities decide their own future and manage their own development.

#DevelopmentWithoutDependency

“Most organizations have stories about projects they have done for a community.
Roots of Development’s approach to development is different. We help communities implement their own projects and lead their own development.”

– Chad W Bissonnette, Executive Director and Co-Founder

We Advocate for Development Without Dependency.


Our Impact in Numbers

100K+

Lives Impacted

230+

Hours of Trainings

$400K+

In Grants Provided

50+

Community-Led Projects

Our Partners


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