High School Orphanage Project Team #DR813HSORPH7
High School Orphanage Project Teams
What ISL Provides
What to Bring
Meet the Staff
Dr. William JimenezMedical 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 PuelloCountry 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
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.