Dominican Republic

Peace Corps in Dominican Republic

There are 169 Volunteers in the Dominican Republic working with their communities on projects in community economic development, education, health, and youth development. During their service in the Dominican Republic, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including basic Haitian Kreyol and Spanish. More than 4,550 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in the Dominican Republic since the program was established in 1962.

Volunteers
Current: 169
To Date: 4550
Program Dates
1962-present
Official Language
Spanish

Volunteer Openings in Dominican Republic

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There are currently no openings in Dominican Republic

Peace Corps Volunteers "serve", not "help". "Help" denotes a paternalistic idea that we know what is best. Peace Corps Volunteers work with community partners to determine what should be done and how. Without their help, Volunteers cannot accomplish anything.

Elizabeth Haight, 2012-2014

Current Projects in Dominican Republic

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Contributions to the Dominican Republic Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Dominican Republic.

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For the past 3 years, the community has tirelessly worked to achieve its goals of a local community resource center.€ Through the leadership of th...

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The members of the Women's Association began a small business producing virgin coconut oil in 2013 and have since been striving to increase the sca...

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