Yspaniola is an education non-profit organization based in Batey Libertad, Dominican Republic.
In the Dominican Republic, more than 200,000 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 130 children in the Learning Center taking classes on Spanish Literacy.
- 2 Scholars getting a university degree, and three graduates.
- 5 community teaching assistants.
- 4 Local full-time teachers.
- 2013 Best Yale day of service award.
This week, Class 5 students participated in an event called World Food Day. Students celebrated with home cooked meals, various local fruits and juices. LC teachers Mayra and Marisela led activities about different food groups and the importance of having a varied and balanced diet.
Esta semana, estudiantes de la Clase 5 participaron en un evento para el Día de la Alimentación. Estudiantes celebraron y trajeron comida de sus casas y varias frutas y jugos locales. Profesoras del Centro Mayra y Marisela dirigieron actividades sobre los grupos de comidas diferentes y la importancia de tener una dieta variada y balanceada. ... See MoreSee Less