News: Dominican Republic

Photos: Fun and Learning at Summer Camp in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jul 26, 2016 -

Last week, Children of the Nations held a summer camp in the Dominican Republic for students ages four to seven. The summer camp was hosted at Casa Betesda with the assistance of the Ferrin and Tejeda families. Below are some of the camp highlights.

How 50 People and $100 Each Became 1 Higher Calling Dominican Republic
May 10, 2016 -

It all started in 2009. Mike Guerrero was reading a magazine article that piqued his interest. It was on the “Kingdom Assignment” concept created by Denny and Leesa Bellesi. The original Kingdom Assignment resulted the Bellesis giving $100 to people in their congregation with one clear objective: make the money go farther. The assignment encourages people to be a living example like that seen in Matthew 25:14-30.

Vision Night Opens Doors in Dominican Republic Medical Clinic Dominican Republic
May 9, 2016 -

“Why do you keep going back to the Dominican Republic?”

Photos from Christmas in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jan 4, 2016 -

The 2015 Christmas parties at our five Village Partnerships in the Dominican Republic were full of joy, happiness, and blessings! Approximately 1,200 children had the chance to participate in the parties, all thanks to COTN sponsors!

How do you define beauty? Dominican Republic
Dec 17, 2015 -

"How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news." Romans 10:15 

Alba Scores Highest in her Nation! Dominican Republic
Oct 6, 2015 -

The news came by email. Alba had the highest score not just in her class, not just in her region, but in her entire country. She surpassed 135,504 other eighth graders, earning the top mark on her final exam.
 

Your Next Right Thing Dominican Republic
Aug 31, 2015 -

My first day in the Dominican Republic was overwhelming. The poverty was staggering. The discrepancy between what they have and what I have was sobering. The sheer number of kids and families who need support was paralyzing. The quantity of visible needs was disheartening. 

Born to Serve: Carolina Returns to Her Haitian-Dominican Community Dominican Republic
Jul 7, 2015 -

Kids growing up in Carolina’s community have one goal: to get out. 

Photos of Camp in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Jun 23, 2015 -

Thanks to the generousity of sponsors, every child in our Dominican Republic sponsorship program had the opportunity to attend camp this summer. We were so excited to be able to send our older students away for a weekend of discipleship, mentoring, bonding, and games. Younger children participated in a day camp at our ministry site. Here are some photos of what you and other sponsors made possible for the children!

Nineteen-Year-Old Mother Gets a New Home and a New Start Dominican Republic
May 28, 2015 -

Nineteen-year-old Rosibel didn’t get to start her family on her terms. There are few examples of happy, functioning families in the Dominican slum she lives in.