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
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