High School Orphanage Project Team #DR723HSORPH7

COUNTRY: Dominican Republic

ARRIVAL: July 23, 2017
DEPARTURE: July 29, 2017
ARRIVAL CITY: Santo Domingo
COST: $1295

Just 3 more volunteers to make this trip a 'go'!

Volunteers will be working to provide Service and enrichment projects to local orphanages. They will also have the opportunity to learn valuable skills and explore the cultural landscape in a meaningful way.

High School Orphanage Project Teams

Dominican Republic

What ISL Provides

What to Bring

Meet the Staff

Dr. William Jimenez Histology Dominican Republic
Dr. William Jimenez
Medical Educator

Dr. Jimenez is from Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. He has worked as an assistant professor of histology for almost four years. He has a strong interest in research and plans to do an internship at the National Direction of Health Research at the DR Ministry of Public Health. Dr. Jimenez see partnering with ISL volunteers as “a once in a lifetime opportunity to… Read more

Evelyn Puello
Evelyn Puello
Country Coordinator and Team Leader

Evelyn has worked with ISL since 2009 and says she feels “extremely happy to have the opportunity to connect amazing volunteers with Dominican and Haitian communities, contributing to improve the health of many”. Her focus is to ensure that teams feel part of the community while improving their clinical skills, learning about collaborative work, and of course, having fun! (And maybe even learning how to… Read more

Activity Information


Dominican Republic

Sample Orphanage Project Itinerary

7 Day Program


Important Program Note:  Teams will participate in Orphanage Project activities as listed on the itinerary below.  Team members will enjoy the cultural immersion and beauty of the Dominican Republic.


Optional Activities: Are available upon request.


Day 1:  Arrive in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, travel to housing; settle in, dinner and rest.

Day 2:  General Orientation; Visit a Market and Colonia City.

Day 3: Work in the orphanage painting houses.

Day 4: Work in the orphanage painting houses.

Day 5: Work in the orphanage painting houses; Share with the children.

Day 6: Recreation day.

Day 7: Departure.