Tdh begins working with local NGOs to support children, especially disabled children.
A community support project is launched in Tauà, in north-east Brazil, following a major drought. In 1999, it is taken over by two local cooperatives.
The first project for children in street situations is launched in the Fortaleza region. Since 1996, this project has been managed by the Curumins organisation with financial and technical support from Tdh.
Following the positive impact of the Fortaleza project, authorities in Sao Luis ask Tdh to launch a similar initiative in this city. The new project aims to create a network of organisations in the city to help street children.
Tdh opens the Cirque Baixada centre in Rio de Janeiro state. This centre welcomes and supports children in street situations, helping them to reintegrate into society.
A juvenile justice project is launched in Maranhão state.
A restorative juvenile justice project is launched in Brazil's north and north-eastern regions.
Tdh signs a national protocol with several major institutions to support restorative justice in Brazil.
In Brazil, Tdh is recognized as one of the 100 best Brazilian NGOs.
Tdh and the State of Ceará Department of Defense sign a cooperation agreement allowing for the establishment of a Center for Restorative Justice (CRJ) to help care for adolescents who are in trouble with the law.
Terre des hommes in Brazil signs a cooperation agreement with the Government Secretary of Justice and Citizenship of the State of Ceará for the implementation of the Program for the Protection of Victims and Witnesses in Danger.
Tdh strengthens its partnership with the Public Defender's Office of the State of Ceará to implement a project providing training to juvenile justice actors, aiming to improve the conditions of adolescents in conflict with the law.
The Tdh Brazil Institute has initiated a process to become an independent organisation until 2022.