in cultural exchange between locals and volunteers and we seek to promote peace and human rights. We foster & empower young people and believe in equal opportunities. We represent Aldeas de Paz, a sustainable grassroots NGO, located in Santa Barbara de Samana a charming coastal town in the north-east of the Dominican Republic


We also serve those serving others: Our Volunteers! We give volunteers and Interns the opportunity to make a difference in the local community, while meeting people, learning Spanish and enjoying the breathtaking landscapes of the Dominican Republic. Our Volunteers hopefully become role models for change worldwide


We are run exclusively by the efforts and through the creativity of our Volunteers and Interns. We support local youth and their families, we seek to raise public awareness about pressing matters and promote a culture of Peace. Volunteering with us makes a real difference and is extremely rewarding for our volunteers and interns

Our Volunteer & Internship Programs