Dominican Republic

La Colorada Arriba Water System Tank Project – Dominican Republic

This project is the third project to be implemented under the Water Charity Ferro-Cement Tanks for the Dominican Republic and Haiti Program. It calls for the construction of a 50,000-liter Ferro-cement tank for water storage to serve the community of La Colorada Arriba, Dominican Republic. It is the largest and most ambitious undertaking, and offers significant […]

Conclusion of San Juan Water Filter Project- Dominican Republic

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Jocelyn Dorland. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. This project was originally designed to be implemented by MUDE (Mujeres en Desarrollo) an NGO and INAPA (Instituto Nacional de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado).  They did not have the capability to install the […]

San Juan Water Filter Project – Dominican Republic

Location 16 communities in the San Juan Province, Dominican Republic, as set forth below Community Description San Juan is a Dominican province, in the western part of the Dominican Republic with a population of over 232,000. San Juan de la Maguana is the capital city and the largest city in the province, with a population […]

Mano Juan Primary School Composting Latrine Project – Dominican Republic

Location Isla Saona, Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic Community Description The island of Saona is located off the South East point of the Dominican Republic. The island is a part of the Dominican Republic National Park system, Parque National del Este. Mano Juan, located one hour by boat from the port of Bayahibe, is the larger […]

Hack & Slash Support Water Charity

We are excited to announce our partnership with Hack & Slash, who have stepped forward to raise funds for Water Charity at the Hack and Slash Christmas Special in Color. The product of John Davis (Hack) and Spencer Humm (Slash), this all-new show features an original score and a slew of top-notch entertainers providing holiday […]

Conclusion of Loma Atravesada Water and Sanitation Project – Dominican Republic

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Thomas Betts. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build and repair water catchment systems and construct latrines for the poorest members of the community. Thomas reports: This project has been successfully completed. Two new latrines were […]

Loma Atravesada Water and Sanitation Project – Dominican Republic

Location Loma Atravesada, Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic Community Description Loma Atravesada is a small, rural community located in the province of Monte Cristi in the northwest corner of the Dominican Republic. The economy is based around fishing and the harvesting of tobacco. Marginal economic gains are made in animal breeding, hunting, and the cultivation […]

Rincon Claro Latrine Project – Dominican Republic

This project is made possible through the partnership of WATER CHARITY and the NATIONAL PEACE CORPS ASSOCIATION. Location Rincon Claro, Sabana Grande de Boya, Monte Plata, Dominican Republic Community Description Rincon Claro is an isolated, rural community in northern Monte Plata and is 23 kilometers away from the closest hospital. Monte Plata is one of […]

El Brison Water System Project – Dominican Republic

This project is the second project to be implemented under the Water Charity Ferro-Cement Tanks for the Dominican Republic and Haiti Program. It calls for the construction of a 15,000-liter Ferro-cement tank for water storage to serve the communities of El Brison and Las Batatas Arriba, Dominican Republic. The project is under the direction of […]