- Dominican Republic
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- Semi-peak (December, February, August, September): $1134 per week
- Non-peak (April, October, November): $1034 per week
The cost of your program includes the program donation that supports our project sites as well as housing, three meals per day, and transportation. Transportation includes airport pick up/drop off and transportation to volunteer activities. Airfare is not included. By arranging lodging, food, and transport for you, we enable you to safely experience the local culture and focus your energy on the work you will be doing in the community!
Located only 12 km from the Haitian border, FIMRC’s Project Restauración serves a large Haitian population who have little access to health care in the area. The area's medical facilities are underfunded, thus FIMRC aims to strengthen the current infrastructure rather than operate a stand alone facility.
Volunteers maintain important roles through working weekly with our diabetes and hypertension support group and conducting blood pressure and glucose checks on those patients. Volunteers also work extensively to develop and lead health education sessions in both mother's centers and in schools, focusing on topics like mental health, sexual health, first aid, etc. Volunteers may also learn about the health care system from within by observing medical staff in the local hospital and clinics.
FIMRC is proud to be a grassroots sustainable organization. Volunteer with FIMRC and make an impact with an organization that's working in the community even long after your trip!