Dedicated to
providing global
access to life-saving tools

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Welcome to Off-The-Grid Missions

Off-The-Grid Missions is a 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization that provides access to survival tools in high-risk and remote regions around the world. Each mission offers a unique set of skills either in the form of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu training camps that teach Self-Defense against Sexual Assault; or Disaster Recovery relief efforts with a focus on the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community. We try our best to bring light to the source of the problem—but we work to disarm it with an effective and tangible solution. 



HOW LIGHT AFFECTS THE DEAF & Hard-of-Hearing in Puerto Rico

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Our Mission Series

Our missions focus on providing disaster-recovery aid and self-defense training for the global Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing community.

In many parts of the world, the Deaf/HH are inadvertently deprived of language, communication, education and humanitarian relief efforts due to the inherent obstacles to communicate. During a natural disaster, when a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) brings relief efforts such as food, water and shelter –unless directed to go specifically to the Deaf, the supplies will immediately go to those who can hear as notifications are transmitted by  word-of-mouth. Without electricity, the Deaf can no longer communicate after sundown simply because there is no light. Due to a lack of communication access, a person with a hearing-loss is 150% more likely to be a victim of sexual assault (source #whowillanswer).


Post Hurricane Maria disaster recovery efforts for the Deaf/HH community.



Self-Defense and Women's Empowerment Training Camps for Deaf/HH and Refugees. 



Providing Self-Defense & Empowerment to Deaf/HH youth from 24 countries around the world.


Providing relief and self-defense training camps for Deaf/HH/CODA survivors of 2010 earthquake.



Each event triggered a reaction that turned into a strength and created a purpose.
— - Angela Maria Nardolillo (Founder, Off-The-Grid Missions)