Below please find a list of organizations focusing on Other Theme Areas in the Dominican Republic.

Entity Name About Us

Alianza ONG is a network of Non-Profit Organizations, founded on April 27, 1995, by seven organizations: Eduardo Latorre, Fundación Dominicana de Desarrollo (FDD); Mary Pérez de Maranzini, Asociaci . . .ón Dominicana de Rehabilitación (ADR); Magaly Caram, Asociación Dominicana Pro-Bienestar de la Familia (PROFAMILIA); Mercedes de Canalda, Asociación Dominicana para el Desarrollo de la Mujer (ADOPEM-ONG); Rosa Tavares, Liga Dominicana Contra el Cáncer (LDCC); Rosa Rita Álvarez, Mujeres en Desarrollo Dominicana (MUDE); David Luther, Instituto Dominicano de Desarrollo Integral (IDDI) y Horacio Ornes, Fundación para el Desarrollo Comunitario (FUDECO-Save the Children). It is constituted by twenty-five well known organizations in the Dominican Republic. Today it has 35 member organizations within the network.

Asociación Club Nuevo Ambiente, Inc.

Asoclubnuam, founded on August 9, 1987, as a simple sports club, has been adapting itself to the needs of the sector. It has acquired legal status and defined its scope of action and line of work, n . . .ow not being just for sports, but also for education, health, culture, environment and sports. Currently, it works in all of these areas, but with an emphasis on adolescents, sexual and reproductive health, and teen pregnancy, utilizing youth networks with pair and theater strategies in order to expose the adolescents and youth to the problems of violence based on gender, gender inequality, and the prevention of teen pregnancy.


La Asociación de Damas Colombianas (ADACOL) is a private non-profit organization that was created in 2005 to aid in the development of the poorest sectors of the Dominican Republic. The institution . . . was founded in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on November 2, 2005.


La Asociación de Jóvenes Empresarios (ANJE) was created in 1978, and has as its mission to serve as a conduit for the ideas of its members for visionary and concrete solutions to the problems that . . .affect the economic, social and institutional development of the country.

Fundación Abriendo Camino

The Fundacion Abriendo Camino (FAC) is a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of children in the marginalized neighborhood of Villas Agricolas, in northern Santo Domingo, Dominican Re . . .public.

Fundación Dominicana de Desarrollo, Inc.

La Fundación Dominicana de Desarrollo, Inc. (FDD) arose as a development initiative of a group of Dominican businesspeople who were looking to break the paternalistic culture of hand-outs that predo . . .minated in the country. Over several decades FDD has promoted the modern concept of Corporate Social Responsibility, emphasizing the relevance of sustainable development, as well as social, economic and community services and projects. In 1982, the Foundation was once again a pioneer with the introduction of micro financing in the Dominican Republic. Today, it continues offering credit services and training to low income women and men in our society, in such a way that they may expand and develop their personal and familiar autonomy, reaching higher levels of human development. It is for this that FDD assumes with passion and professionalism its commitment to “change lives, creating businesses.”


The Instituto Dominicano de Desarrollo Integral (IDDI) was founded and incorporated in 1984, under Decree No. 2067, during the Presidency of Doctor Salvador Jorge Blanco. It was created in order to . . .overcome the effects of poverty in rural and urban areas, and is comprised of men and women working together with people in communities who are interested in improving their lives and those of their neighbors.
IDDI has the following departments:
Social Promotion: Focuses on topics such as Training and Community, Environmental and Vocational Organization; Child Advocacy and Literacy.
Health: Primary Health Care, Health Education, Maternal and Child Health, Prevention of HIV / AIDS, Sexual and Reproductive Health.
Physical Projects: Infrastructure, Sanitation, Community Housing and Construction Equipment.
Microcredit Center: Micro-credit business and vocational technical training.
BioIDDI: Research, biofuels, watershed management, reforestation, soil conservation.
Sustainability Center: IDDI initiatives with the private sector with support from the following companies: Karaya, S.A., Blue Nile, S.A., Almacenes de Mercancías CAMI, Cocina Industrial, Hospital Paraíso, Dominican Renewables y CBCX.
Since IDDI’s inception it has been collaborating with the various divisions of the Dominican government, both at the municipal and state level. Furthermore, it aims to develop a corporate strategy based on collaboration with both the international and private sector.
Among the many initiatives IDDI promotes, we would like to highlight: [EcoCiclo[/b], a program that collects recyclable material; Repapel, promoting products made from 100% recycled paper; Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Development, which is focused on strengthening governance, building local capacity, promoting research and training of human resources; Risk Management Unit, which aims to guide, control and direct the actions of Risk and Emergency Management; Youth Unit, whose overall objective is to promote, develop and provide young people in vulnerable areas with a space for personal growth by promoting healthy lifestyles.

Participación Ciudadana

Participación Ciudadana (PC) is a civic, non-partisan movement. It is the National Chapter of Transparency International in the Dominican Republic, was formed in October of 1993, and became legally . . . constituted in January of 1996, with the goal of promoting the coordination of civil society and encouraging civic participation, in order to achieve political, institutional and democratic reforms that the country needs, seeking the strengthening of and a greater participation of civil society in the diverse realms of social life, thereby contributing to the consolidation of democracy and the modernization of the State.

Patronato Pro-Desarrollo de Haina

El Patronato Pro Desarrollo de Haina (PADESHA) is a private non-profit organization founded in 1992. On December 31 of 1993, it acquired legal status pursuant to Law 53-93.
PADESHA arose as the init . . .iative of the industries working together in the Asociación de Industrias y Empresas de Haina (AIEH) and the free zone sector (PIISA), with the goal of tightening the link between the industrial sector and the community in order to mitigate existing conflicts.

The Peregrine Fund, Dominican Republic

The Peregrine Fund was founded in 1970 for the conservation of the Peregrine Falcon and other birds of prey worldwide. The Peregrine Fund- Dominican Republic was founded for the purpose of protecting . . . the critically endangered Ridgway’s Hawk and other birds of prey on the island of Hispaniola. Our work takes a holistic approach to conservation which includes scientific research and nest management, environmental education, capacity building and community development.