• Elementary school children learn to read and write through digital applications, one of the efforts implemented by the READ Project in Dominican Republic.

  • Fishermen are now using sustainable fishing methods, help protect the environment while not impacting their livelihoods.

  • Prevention and treatment of diseases are key factors that influence social and economic growth in countries like the Dominican Republic.

  • Youth is the key to a developed country and a better future.

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Dominican Republic

A Mother's Motivation
A Mother's Motivation

The Dominican Republic is the Caribbean’s largest economy, with an estimated 2014 gross domestic product (GDP) of $64.14 billion.  Despite being a middle income country, more than 40 percent of Dominicans live in poverty, with the wealthiest 10 percent of the population accounting for more than 40 percent of the country’s income.

Contact Information

Mission Contact

Arthur W. Brown, Mission Director
Avenida República de Colombia #57
Altos de Arroyo Hondo
Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
(809) 567-7775

USAID Contact

Debra Banks

Last updated: July 31, 2019

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