Dominican Republic

Welcome to a very special family

A very popular tourist destination, with white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. Yet, many families in the Dominican Republic live in utter poverty. Having a disabled child is challenging in an infrastructure designed for an able-bodied population and very few schools for the deaf, blind or disabled.

 

Please note that the trip dates may vary a day either way due to flight availability.

Overview:

Beach   /   Building Project   /   Children's Work   /   Suitable for all ages

Trip Dates

  • 27 Jun – 11 Jul 2018
  • 25 Jul – 08 Aug 2018
  • 15 Aug – 29 Aug 2018
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The Projects

Mornings: Nazareth House is home to Sister Mercedes and her 15 disabled children. Their house is now being sold, so we’re going to the Dominican Republic to build a fit-for-purpose home that they can call their own.

Afternoon: Support a children’s outreach ministry in partnership with a local church pastor - be prepared to sing, share stories and hand out lots of vitamin juices. You will also help a local drug & rehab centre, where you will hear many different life stories.

Rest and Relaxation

As well as enjoying the beautiful palm-lined beaches – a visit to Rudy’s has something for everyone. From a walk through the beautiful garden filled with tropical fruits, to taking a lazy river boat ride; you’ll then end your visit with an amazing lunch prepared with ingredients from Rudy’s ecology garden.

Country Information

Sosua is a town on the coast in Dominican Republic

The time Zone is GMT -4 hours

The local language is Spanish

Up to 35°C from Mar-Oct

The Flight is approximately 9 hours.

The Impact So Far

The teams in Dominican Republic have been doing an incredible job.
Here are a few of the most recent stories and stats from the projects...

120

families now have access to a clean waterline

4

communal toilets built

Ran children's program for over 1000+ children

Trip Dates

Dominican Republic 2018 – Team 1

27 Jun - 11 Jul 2018

£1,895

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Dominican Republic 2018 – Team 2

25 Jul - 08 Aug 2018

£1,985

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Dominican Republic 2018 – Team 3

15 Aug - 29 Aug 2018

£1,985

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Dominican Republic 2018 – Team 4

05 Sep - 19 Sep 2018

£1,895

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You only have to give a £150 deposit to your trip contribution upfront.
The contributions listed are a reduced amount, based on the assumption that Gift Aid will be declared.

Orientation and Debrief days

Orientation days and debrief days are included to help you get the most from your trip.

Orientation Day

02 Jun 2018

Debrief Day

17 Nov 2018