Dominican Republic

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.

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!

Dominican Wedding Cake (Pineapple Coconut Tres Leches Cake)

Just in time for the holidays, check out this luxurious recipe from our COTN Dominican-inspired cookbook!

(DR) Algodon Library

Project Country: 
Dominican Republic
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COTN's Village Partnership Program in Algodon does not have the space for storage of books for student use. In order to encourage reading, the school would like to have a library. Your generous gift will make this possible!

Our plan is to build a second floor on an existing building and use the space as a library. Students could come individually and as a class to use the library facilities.

Minimum: $5.00

Select if you would like to give a monthly or one-time donation.

The Secret Thoughts of a COTN Volunteer

Four young women spent their summer volunteering with COTN–Dominican Republic on a college-immersion trip. Kristina, Kadyn, and Bekah spent eight weeks in the Dominican Republic, teaching summer school, helping at the clinic, assisting in medical trips, and living day-to-day life with the locals. A fourth student, Courtney, spent much of the summer stateside but traveled to the Dominican Republic for two weeks to join the others.

Photos from Your Child's Camp in the Dominican Republic

Thank you for joining the team of people who made summer camps possible for children in the Dominican Republic! The donations you and other sponsors gave through our Easter card fundraiser earlier this year provided the resources needed to make summer camps a special time for the children.

Hurricane Maria Updates

Children of the Nations is monitoring the path of Hurricane Maria near the Dominican Republic. Please check back here daily for updates. 


Monday, September 25, 11:50 a.m. PDT:

There continues to be a lot of rain, but thankfully, no strong winds or heavy flooding, which in the past has caused the most damage. COTN staff continues to monitor the river, but so far, this has not reached dangerous levels.


Hurricane Irma Updates

Children of the Nations is monitoring the path of Hurricane Irma as she makes her way through the Caribbean. Please check back here daily for updates.

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