Below please find a list of organizations focusing on Food/Agriculture in the Dominican Republic.

Entity Name About Us
Aldeas Infantiles SOS Dominicana, INC

Aldeas Infantiles SOS was founded by Austrian educator Hermann Gmeiner in 1949, in Imst, Austria. He was committed to helping children who had lost their homes, security and families as a result of . . .the World War II. Today, it operates in 135 countries.
In the Dominican Republic, it was founded in the Jardines del Norte on September 25, 1979. The following year, on March 13, 1980, Aldeas Infantiles SOS República Dominicana was officially recognized by Decree 1610 as a non-governmental, non-profit organization, with its national headquarters in Santo Domingo.
In Aldeas Infantiles SOS we work for the rights of children to live in a family. We develop activities for the prevention of the loss of family life, offering alternatives for the care of children who were separated from their families, and we develop political activities to encourage States to provide the necessary conditions so that children can fully exercise their rights.

ASOCIACIÓN PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA MICROEMPRESA

ADEMI is a private non-profit institution, that is neither political nor religious, which was created by Presidential Decree No. 745 of February 11, 1983, by virtue of Law 520 of July 26, 1920, relat . . .ing to organizations with a social interest.
It was founded by Mr. Camilo Lluberes H., together with the national private sector, as a response to the need to address the prevailing problems of unemployment and underemployment in the country.
It started its operations in 1983 in the marginalized neighborhoods of the city of Santo Domingo, with the principal objective to create and strengthen employment through financial and managerial assistance to micro and small enterprises that operate in this urban area. Afterwards, on the initiative of groups and provincial organizations from different regions of the country, it began to extend its program throughout the entire national territory.
In 1988, the Monetary Board approved a license to carry out banking operations as Banco de Desarrollo at the same time that it opened its doors as Banco Ademi. At this moment, ADEMI because the social arm of Banco Ademi.

Centro para el Desarrollo Agropecuario y Forestal

Founded in 1987, the Centro para el Desarrollo Agropecuario y Forestal (CEDAF), formerly known as the Fundación para el Desarrollo Agropecuario (FDA), is a private nonprofit organization that promot . . .es Dominican sustainable development in the agricultural and forestry sector, through training, information, institutional innovation, policy analysis and sector strategies. The Center strives for institutional excellence and high credibility in order to stimulate a competitive agricultural industry that aims to reduce poverty and protect the environment.

Fondo Ecuménico de Prestamos de la República Dominicana

Eclof Dominicana is a microfinance institution that offers assistance to productive entities that need to finance their commercial activities.

Fundación Budista TZU CHI

La Fundación Budista Tzu Chi (TZUCHI), established by Dharma Master Cheng Yen in 1966 in Taiwan with the help of thirty housewives each saving fifty cents whenever she could, today works with chari . . .table, educational, health, cultural and environmental missions. Wishing that every day the world would suffer fewer disasters and that society would be full of peace and harmony.

Fundación La Merced

La Fundación La Merced was born 7 years ago with the goal of providing a more dignified life to children and adolescents, freeing them from child labor and teaching them about their rights. La Fund . . .ación was born from the raising of consciousness among a group of people from the community who were worried about the extremely dangerous situation of shoeshine boys of the area. In a spontaneous manner they organized to provide assistance. Little by little, a team of volunteers started forming and began organizing activities according to the observed needs. Since then, the team has strengthened and formalized, explanding the areas of intervention in order to offer a systemic response to these problems. The activities are based on a rights-focused community work. The interventions are made in the following areas: Education, Recreation, Nutrition, Health, Social Work, Legal Assistance, Raising Awareness and in response to Incidents .

Fundación Loma Quita Espuela, Inc.

Fundación Loma Quita Espuela (FLQE) is a private non-profit institution created to protect the natural resources of the Reserva Científica Loma Quita Espuela, located 15 kilometers Northeast of Sa . . .n Francisco de Macorís, Dominican Republic. FLQE’s mission is to develop actions to ensure a balance between conservation and wise use of natural resources of the reserve Loma Quita Espuela and improving the quality of life in communities directly linked to the Reserve.

Fundación para el Desarrollo Comunitario, Save the Children Dominicana, Inc.

Save the Children is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children’s rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries. Established in the United King . . .dom in 1919, Save the Children seeks to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts. Save the Children began its work in the Dominican Republic in 1972, in the Community of Loma de Cabrera near the Haitian border. In 1976, Fundación para el Desarrollo Comunitario (FUDECO), also known as Save the Children Dominicana, Inc., was established, and today has projects in eight Dominican provinces.

Fundación Tropicalia

Fundación Tropicalia (FT) designs and executes programs for the community of Miches, a municipality located on the Northern coast of the Dominican Republic, in four areas: education, environment, . . .productivity and well-being, and culture. Established in 2008 by Tropicalia, a sustainable tourism and real estate development of Cisneros Real Estate, the Fundación Tropicalia is part of the strategy of the project promoting sustainable socioeconomic development in the area. The programs are carried out with the collaboration of the community, public and private sector institutions, civil society and academic sectors, where the diversity of our alliances leads to innovative programs with high impact and efficient use of resources.

Hogar de Niñas Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia

The Hogar de Niñas Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia is a girls’ home that is directed by the Misioneras Parroquiales de María Auxiliadora, a religious institution that works with boys, girls, adole . . .scents, youth and their families who are at high risk, according to the Salesiano tradition.