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Dominican Republic

GLOBAL STATS

40%

40% of the trafficked victims in Central America and the Caribbean are girls, one of the largest percentages of girl victims recorded globally.

84.5%

84.5 % of the population is urban.

28

The median age is 28 years old.

17%

Tourism contributes to 17% of the country’s economy. 

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OVERVIEW

Sharing a border with Haiti, children and adults cross regularly in search of work and stabilitycreating one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. However, conditions of severe drought, and lack of education and employment opportunities places children particularly at risk. 

COUNTRY STATS

40%

40% of the trafficked victims in Central America and the Caribbean are girls, one of the largest percentages of girl victims recorded globally.

84.5%

84.5 % of the population is urban.

28

The median age is 28 years old.

17%

Tourism contributes to 17% of the country’s economy. 

    OUR PROJECTS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

    1

    Development of children and youth 

    Teaching kids’ music, counselling families, helping workers living in poverty to understand God’s care for them. 

    2

    Discipleship and skills training 

    Engaging youth in learning a trade so they don’t gravitate to drugs or prostitution, hosting small group bible studies. 

    3

    Pastor’s training 

    Developing mission efforts and church engagement growth, while providing training focused on caring for and mentoring youth.  

    Photo of Dominican children sitting and watching a service

    FAQ ABOUT OUR WORK

    CBM partners with the pastoral care network of IBAREDO, facilitating a commitment for national, regional and local networks to strengthen the mutual care of pastoral leaders with their families and develop their ministerial competencies. Living in small rural and poorer urban communities, many of these pastors are bi-vocational, working another job while ministering to their congregations. 

    Training leaders, providing community opportunities for education and skills training, supporting children and youth at risk. 

    Meet CBM international field staff, Bruno & Kathleen Soucy. Pray with us through Prayerline, produced weekly. Learn more about CBM’s work to fight global poverty.  Give to make a lasting impact on the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people today. 

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