The Asociación Nuevos Caminos is carrying out an educational program aimed at children and young people from the slums of Sabana Yegua, Azua, in the Dominican Republic. Currently, 49 people benefit from this program.
The Dominican Republic occupies the eastern two thirds of the island of Hispaniola, an island which it shares with Haiti. After Cuba, the Dominican Republic is the second largest Caribbean nation in area and in population. The capital, Santo Domingo, was the first European settlement in the Americas. The country has a strong tourist industry and is the most visited destination in the Caribbean. Fundación MAPFRE collaborates with the carrying out of five projects which benefit 853 people.
The Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos Foundation is carrying out a project which offers housing, support, education, medical attention and care for children without resources, in a safe and warm family atmosphere in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic.
The “Inclusive Education: opportunity for change in the practice of school-community relations” project carried out by the InteRed Foundation, trains 120 teachers to promote inclusive education in the Dominican Republic.
At the Fundacion Amanacer Infantil center in Barahona in the south of the Dominican Republic, comprehensive care is given to more than 100 children under 6 years of age and to their families. By providing a healthy diet for the children, their formal psychological and educational care, and training and work for their families, the center aims at helping them all to overcome precarious circumstances.