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New Friends & Family Group Dec 1 – Dec 9
Cost: $1395 plus airfare
This trip is OPEN to anyone interested in joining.
Join volunteers from across North America to help build a new home for a deserving family in the Western mountainous region of the Dominican Republic. A job for everyone but no skills required. A warm, personal experience living, learning, and working with local families. A life changing event while making lifetime friends.
Over 45% of the rural population in the DR lives in poverty, and unemployment is widespread. Caimonial, is a community of under 400 people; this community is in desperate need of improved housing. 54 of 89 homes in the community of Caimonial were deemed as having substandard living conditions: most have dirt floors, rotting wood walls and collapsing roofs. Repairs around the house can drastically improve the health and safety of a family, as well as contribute to boosting morale and pride in the community.
This trip is from Saturday, December 1st through Sunday, December 9, 2018. The cost per person is $1,395 USD plus international airfare to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Email group leader with questions Frankvpepe@gmail.com.