Dominican Republic

Initiatives to give children opportunities

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The Dominican Republic occupies approximately the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with Haiti. After Cuba, it is the second largest country in the Caribbean in terms of area and population. Its capital, Santo Domingo, was the first European settlement in the Americas. The country, which has an important tourist industry, is the most visited destination in the Caribbean.

Comprehensive care for children in Barahona Comprehensive care for children in Barahona

Comprehensive care for children in Barahona

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.

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