The Alagados Project’s mission is to increase access to voice and education for extraordinary young people from the impoverished community of Alagados, Brazil by promoting equality and access to education as a basic human right. Based on the belief that education is the best way to help people help themselves, The Alagados Project Scholarship Program is designed to help exceptional young people from extremely challenging circumstances get the education that they need to be able to design their own exit strategies from poverty and become leaders that can affect significant social change in their communities.