Projects

Swimmers in Action – Learn to Swim

Despite living in tropical climates and near many rivers and lakes, many children who live in impoverished neighborhoods of the developing world do not know how to swim. Opening Doors Swimming is an elite sport in most third world countries but through Open Arms “Swimmers in Action – Learn to Swim” Programs, children at risk in Brazil have the opportunity to learn this important

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Soccer Clubs

Using the “beautiful game” to transform lives Open Arms Soccer Clubs use the “beautiful game” to engage children and youth between the ages of 6 and 16 who live in impoverished communities. Combining high quality volunteer trainers, facilities, and equipment with Bible-based mentoring and character development, Open Arms Soccer Clubs provide a place where young athletes can become men and women of integrity. The

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Project Zadok

Youth Corrections Outreach In Brazil’s state of São Paulo alone, there are roughly 20,000 adolescents and teens, 96% males, in correctional facilities. Project Zadok has a two-part mission: (1) to engage these youth within the correctional facilities with a combination of Bible Study and mentoring; and (2) to support their reintegration into society. Wise Choices & Wise Friends “If you become wise, you will

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Cornerstone Outreach Projects

Open Arms Cornerstone Outreach Projects are the primary tool of our strategy to reach children at risk with the life transforming message of hope in Jesus right in their community. It is from these projects that all of our other programs grow and are sustained. Engaging the Community The heart of these projects begins with mobilizing and training local Christian churches; forming partnerships with

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