The social enterprise New Rootz works on a society in which every teenagers has got the same opportunities. Opportunities to develop an own identity. We put teenagers' dreams in action and get to work.

The social enterprise New Rootz works on a society in which every teenagers has got the same opportunities. Opportunities to develop an own identity. We put teenagers’ dreams in action and get to work.

We have developed special expertise from working with refugee teenagers and teenagers from different countries and cultural backgrounds, such as: Syria, Somalia, Kenya, Angola, Nigeria, Eritrea, Palestina, Yezidis, Kurds (from Syria, Iraq), Iraq, Morocco, Turkey, Russia, Vietnam, Philippines, China, Thailand, Poland, South-Africa, Sri Lanka and Colombia. This group of young people have a difficult task: building up a new future in the Netherlands. New Rootz sees a big opportunity for these teenagers, because they are entrepreneurial and creative, have a lot of life experience and show an enormous degree of perseverance to achieve something in life.

Power of diversity

We have developed special expertise from working with refugee teenagers and teenagers from different countries and cultural backgrounds, such as: Syria, Somalia, Kenya, Angola, Nigeria, Eritrea, Palestina, Yezidis, Kurds (from Syria, Iraq), Iraq, Morocco, Turkey, Russia, Vietnam, Philippines, China, Thailand, Poland, South-Africa, Sri Lanka and Colombia. This group of young people have a difficult task: building up a new future in the Netherlands. New Rootz sees a big opportunity for these teenagers, because they are entrepreneurial and creative, have a lot of life experience and show an enormous degree of perseverance to achieve something in life.

We believe the best way change will come is through a sustainable way. That is why New Rootz is a social enterprise. This means that our social mission is the first priority. To achieve these social goals, we use a commercial business model in order to create a sustainable social impact. We are a proud member of the national network of social entrepreneurs in the Netherlands: Social Enterprise NL. Together with other social entrepreneurs we create societal value with our company to make our world a little better every day. 

New Rootz delivers different projects for the municipality of Nijmegen aimed a participation, growth and personal development of teenagers.

Network, knowledge organization and supporter of the movement of social enterprises in the Netherlands.

Company network in Nijmegen aiming for the improvement of our network and new opportunities for the teenagers.

For many years New Rootz works with Pontem College, an international school (secondary education) in Nijmegen. New Rootz delivers a creative program for this school that aims at the improvement of 21st Century Skills of students.

Pilot in collaboration with de Lindenberg Nijmegen with the aim of reaching new target groups for de Lindenberg.

Excursions, exchanges and talent opportunities.

New Rootz takes care of creative workshop for primary school students.

Percy Kruythoff (dance, producing & choreography), Aartie Jagmohan of Dansschool Madhoerie (Indian dance & modern Asian dance styles), Hester Vocals (Vocal classes), Abdel Shahrukhkhan (hiphop classes & choreography), Bruce World Music (world music and band coaching), Marly Philips (theater classes & producing). Facemagic productions (film), Faktor22 (technical support).

Crossover projects with students dance and theater. Also excursions and talent scouting.

Social enterprise

We believe the best way change will come is through a sustainable way. That is why New Rootz is a social enterprise. This means that our social mission is the first priority. To achieve these social goals, we use a commercial business model in order to create a sustainable social impact. We are a proud member of the national network of social entrepreneurs in the Netherlands: Social Enterprise NL. Together with other social entrepreneurs we create societal value with our company to make our world a little better every day. 

Partners

New Rootz delivers different projects for the municipality of Nijmegen aimed a participation, growth and personal development of teenagers.

Network, knowledge organization and supporter of the movement of social enterprises in the Netherlands.

Company network in Nijmegen aiming for the improvement of our network and new opportunities for the teenagers.

For many years New Rootz works with Pontem College, an international school (secondary education) in Nijmegen. New Rootz delivers a creative program for this school that aims at the improvement of 21st Century Skills of students.

Pilot in collaboration with de Lindenberg Nijmegen with the aim of reaching new target groups for de Lindenberg.

Excursions, exchanges and talent opportunities.

New Rootz takes care of creative workshop for primary school students.

Percy Kruythoff (dance, producing & choreography), Aartie Jagmohan of Dansschool Madhoerie (Indian dance & modern Asian dance styles), Hester Vocals (Vocal classes), Abdel Shahrukhkhan (hiphop classes & choreography), Bruce World Music (world music and band coaching), Marly Philips (theater classes & producing). Facemagic productions (film), Faktor22 (technical support).

Crossover projects with students dance and theater. Also excursions and talent scouting.