Children are the most vulnerable members of severely impoverished families. The Amanecer Infantil organization runs a center in the south of the country where children who have suffered from family violence, malnutrition and abandonment are given the chance to have a future.
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 Social Sports School project strives to offer comprehensive training, the social development of children and adolescents and to combat child labor and crime.
This project boasts a training process for teaching staff in the country's education system and staff from the CAID, to ensure inclusive education and learning.
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 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.