News: Dominican Republic

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe (Inspired by the Dominican Republic) Dominican Republic
The COTN Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by the Dominican Republic
Aug 29, 2017 -

Fresh from the COTN Cookbook, this recipe has all the simplicity of a traditional casserole, but with a sweet Hispaniola twist!


Salomón’s Story: From Baseball Player to Doctor Dominican Republic
Aug 15, 2017 -

“My name is Salomón Trinidad Pérez. I am from Barahona. I am 26 years old. I was one of the first baseball players that started into the I Love Baseball programSince that moment, COTN became a fundamental part of my life and helped me to become who I am today.”


Yermina's Story: Finding a Reason to Smile Dominican Republic
Young Yermina
Jul 12, 2017 -

Do you remember Yermina from Ryan Church’s story? Here is her story in her own words.*

How Well Do You Know the Dominican Republic? (Fun Quiz) Dominican Republic
Dominican dance
Jun 30, 2017 -

1. The most popular sport in the Dominican Republic is ______.

Your Exclusive Tour of the Clinic Expansion Project Dominican Republic
Jun 23, 2017 -

In 2017, COTN’s clinic in the Dominican Republic more than doubled in size, thanks to you and other generous donors!

Most families in the district of Barahona are unable to afford basic medical care and have limited access to quality medical care facilities. This clinic plays a crucial role in providing holistic care for children in COTN’s program and offers medical care to the community at a lower cost. Services provided include pediatrics, gynecology, surgical procedures, dentistry, and more. 

Bringing Dreams Back to the Dominican Republic—12 Trips with Ryan Church Dominican Republic
Carson and friend
May 15, 2017 -

“Anytime you are interacting with any level of abject poverty—poverty is really when you are robbed of your ability to dream,” says Ryan Church, former Senior Director of University Ministries at University Presbyterian Church (UPC) in Seattle and current interim Director of Outreach.

Ryan recently went on his 12th trip to the Dominican Republic with COTN. And he noticed a lot of differences between this Venture trip and his first visit.


How COTN Partners and Staff Solved a Water Crisis in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Apr 11, 2017 -

Two years ago, without any warning, water stopped coming out of the pipes in Don Bosco—an impoverished community in the Dominican Republic. 

Under the hot afternoon sun, the injustice of this crisis was visceral. “Water is life,” says Vladi Feliz, a COTN translator.

Photos of Your Child's Christmas Party: the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Dec 29, 2016 -

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 1,250 children celebrated the birth of our Savior.

Your Letters Have Reached the Dominican Republic! Dominican Republic
Sep 7, 2016 -

Your letters to your sponsored children have reached the Dominican Republic. Your sponsored children were delighted to read your words of encouragement and see photos of you and your families. Below are some photos of the children opening and answering your mail.

More Photos from Your Child’s Summer Camp in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Aug 23, 2016 -

Thanks to your generous giving, Children of the Nations hosted summer camps for children in the Dominican Republic. We’ve already shared photos from our younger campers. But older students also enjoyed days of Bible teaching, worship, and summer fun!