Sociedad Benéfica Amor y Paz, SFL (Amor y Paz)

La Sociedad Benéfica Amor y Paz, Inc., is a non profit organization, founded on January 18, 1973, and is directed by a Patron Group that is made up of women from Puerto Plata and other residents of Santo Domingo, who offer their services as volunteers in support of Dominican youth, helping them through the construction and maintenance of schools and homes, as well through cooperation in the areas of health, scholarships and aid to the elderly.

General Information

  • Legal Name: Sociedad Benéfica Amor y Paz, SFL
  • Acronym: Amor y Paz
  • Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
  • RNC/Tax ID No: 401-510-64-2
  • Geographic Areas: National Territory, Puerto Plata, San Pedro de Macorís, Santo Domingo
  • Theme Areas: Children and Youth, Community Development, Education
  • Quantity and Type of Beneficiaries:

The Team

Management Team:

Susana Brugal de Villanueva, President

Lourdes Gomez, First Vice President

Janina Polanco de Heinsen, Second Vice President

Martha Despradel, Third Vice President

Julia Sanchez Molano, Treasurer

Josefina Gomez Pla, Corporate and Administrative Secretary

Board Members:

Please see Management Team

Contact Information

  • Telephone: (809) 563-8221, (809) 542-6654
  • Email:
  • Address:

    Calle El Vergel, No. 56, Santo Domingo, Rep. Dom.

  • Website:
  • Social Networks: Facebook
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Contact Person

  • Name: Susana Brugal de Villanueva
  • Position: President
  • Telephone: (809) 563-8221, (809) 729-5541
  • Email:


  • Type of Organization: Non-Profit Organization
  • International Affiliations:
  • Years of Operation: 42
  • Number of Employees: 3
  • Number of Members: 583
  • Number of Volunteers:
  • Sources of Funding:

    Membership dues and donations

  • Products/Services:
  • Total Income: RD$2,784,404
  • Total Expenses: RD$1,589,705


Aid to the education of children at the early, basic and middle levels. Homes to orphaned and abandoned girls.

Strengthening the areas in which our projects are located and expanding the same.

Primary Programs and Projects

1. Escuela Albergue de Martina (1200 students Puerto Plata)
2. Albuerge Casa de Martina (22 orphaned girls Puerto Plata)
3. Guarderia San Martin de Porres
4. Colegion Ma Inmaculada (380 students Hato Nuevo – Manoguayabo)
4a. Hogar Infantil Creciendo (60 children Hato Nueo – Manoguayabo)
5. Escuela Caridad Misionera (150 students, home for girls
Penon San Pedro de Macoris)

Among other things, every year the Sociedad delivers backpacks and school supplies to these homes.

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