Dominican Republic

Water Changes Everything

When you have easy access to clean water, it can be hard to remember how important it is, how much we need water for.

In honor of World Water Day (March 22), here are just a few of the reasons children around the world need access to clean water.

You Brought Clean Water to the Dominican Republic!

By the end of this month, COTN–Dominican Republic will be completely water secure!

Big News From the Dominican Republic!

 
You might remember our recent updates from our I Love Baseball (ILB) program in the Dominican Republic. Now, we have an even bigger announcement: one of our ILB players got signed to a team! He will be playing on a feeder team for the Texas Rangers in the Dominican Summer League. Congratulations, Ezequiel!
 

A Family Affair: a Doctor, a Pilot, and an Olympian Changing the World

 
A doctor, a pilot with a prosthetic leg, and an Olympic skier—the Wise siblings never cease to amaze us.

Wordless Wednesday: Happy Valentine's Day

It’s a day to celebrate love—whether it’s romantic love, familial love, or friendship. And we want to celebrate all the ways you share God’s love with children in need.

As a small thank-you, here are some adorable photos straight from our heart to yours! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Exciting Updates from I Love Baseball

We are coming up on the 10-year anniversary of the I Love Baseball (ILB) program!

To celebrate, we wanted share some of the major ILB milestones that you made possible.

A Year in Review: Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2017

 
Join us as we look back on 2017 and celebrate the wonderful things you’ve done in children's lives!
 
2017 was an eventful year. Two major hurricanes swept through the Caribbean, three of our graduates from Malawi traveled across Africa to teach in Sierra Leone, children in Uganda showed their passion for education, and so much more. Here are nine Instagram photos from 2017 that you responded to the most: 
 

Photos from Your Child's Christmas Party in the Dominican Republic

Thanks to you, COTN children across the globe have been able to have Christmas parties this year. Today, we are excited to share photos from the parties in COTN's Dominican Republic communities, where more than 1,350 children in our five communities enjoyed Christmas parties and activities.

Now I Can See: Estrella's Story

 
Estrella’s name means “star” in Spanish, and her eyes reflect that as they sparkle with joy. But this wasn’t always the case for the young Dominican girl. 
 
“I would get teased a lot,” says Estrella of her life before COTN.

Wordless Wednesday: The Power of Education

In every country where COTN serves, getting an education is an essential step in breaking the cycle of poverty.

Enjoy these photos of children in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Malawi, the Dominican Republic, and Haiti who have the power to tackle their futures thanks to partners like you!

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