Yspaniola is an education-focused non-profit organization based in Batey Libertad, Dominican Republic.
In the Dominican Republic, more than 136,000 people live in bateys, which are marginalized communities with limited access to clean water, electricity, sanitation, education and healthcare.
Yspaniola believes that by creating quality education programs from preschool through university and encouraging civic participation, we can support community action necessary for change.
- Over 90 children in the Learning Center learning Spanish Literacy.
- 4 Scholars getting a university degree, and one graduate.
- 3 Community teaching assistants.
- Over 20 service-learning trips.
- 2013 Best Yale day of service award.
In Summer Camp’s Art class, the youngest campers got their hands dirty--making animals with clay. During this hot week the Caribbean was never far from their minds, as students made turtles, octopuses, jellyfish, and other water-dwelling animals. Afterwards, they decorated their sea creatures with watercolors in shades of turquoise, green, and purple.
Durante el campamento, en la clase de arte los campistas más pequeños se ensuciaron las manos con plastilina. Durante esta semana de calor y de acuerdo con el clima y el tema del campamento, formaron tortugas, pulpos, medusas y otros animales que viven en el agua. Luego decoraron sus criaturas del mar con acuarela en los colores de turquesa, verde y morado. ... See MoreSee Less