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The Satisfaction Of Educating Others

March 1, 2022

Imagine retiring from teaching school and then continuing to teach in the community at large for 20+ years because it’s just so satisfying. That’s how it happened for Miguel, a regional coordinator for local partner SSID in the mountainous Northwest region of the Dominican Republic near the border with Haiti. At 73, Miguel says there’s […]

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Young and Old Value Working Together

November 4, 2021

This program makes a special point of including young and old – and everyone in between – in its activities. A popular option is to involve them in all aspects of community tree nurseries: planning, planting, monitoring, and caring for the trees. In one rural community, 35 youth between the ages of 16 and 25 […]

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Leadership During Hard Times

May 14, 2021

During the pandemic, Nelson, president of a youth group called Youth United for the Development of the Community of El Batey, learned that “A true entrepreneur shows leadership during hard times.” At the start of 2020, Nelson had been studying mathematics at the university and attending a finance and accounting course at his government´s vocational […]

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Dominican Republic Cooking Class

December 15, 2020

6:30 PM Central / 7:30 PM Eastern Join us for a Dominican Republic Cooking Class! Chef Gabriella Paez will be preparing a dish from her home country, the Dominican Republic. The featured dish will be mangú con los tres golpes. This platter is a great representation of the Dominican kitchen and the country’s agriculture. Alex […]

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