Volunteerism, Then What?

The following service areas are part of the opportunities open to FMG volunteers
(see
programs here).  See photos of volunteers here.

  • Biblioteca Comunitaria Anacaona.   More than 4,000 books and learning
    resources in a variety of languages and levels, but more than just books it is
    also a wholesome activity center in the community.
  • Arts and Crafts.  We offer activities that enhance the creative juices of
    children, youth and adults in a safe and engaging environment.
  • Summer Camps.  Started in 2006 this popular events groups up to 250 kids
    in a variety of concurrent sessions.
  • Reading Olympics.  Participants compete to demonstrate the quantity and
    quality of their reading during two weeks packed with fun.
  • Crisálida and Mariposas for girls.  A program that focuses on girls and
    young women, helping them build self-esteem, in a discovery process way
    beyond age, gender roles and family.
  • Proyecto Alegría for boys.  A program that focuses on street kids, similar to
    Crisálida and Mariposas but focusing on boys.
  • Technical and professional development.  Promoting economic
    development in collaboration.
  • Information technology.  Building capacity and access.
  • The Environment.  Perhaps the greatest developmental challenge for the
    community.Participate in "the greening of Las Terrenas" project.
  • Literacy.  The goal is to eliminate illiteracy.  
  • Service Trips.  Get your school, club or community organization involved.  
    Look at how much can be done in about a week.
Katrina, a volunteer from
deliver toys to children
among refugees of
tropical storm Noel in the
neighboring town of
Sanchez.
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