Dominican Republic in Depth - A Peace Corps Publication [NOOK Book]

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History of the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic
Since 1962, more than 3,000 Volunteers have served in the Dominican Republic. These Volunteers have contributed to technical skills transfer and institutional capacity-building in a wide range of fields, including agriculture, urban and rural community development, forestry, conservation, environmental education, community health and child survival, nursing, small business development, fisheries, water and sanitation, teacher ...
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Dominican Republic in Depth - A Peace Corps Publication

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Overview

History of the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic
Since 1962, more than 3,000 Volunteers have served in the Dominican Republic. These Volunteers have contributed to technical skills transfer and institutional capacity-building in a wide range of fields, including agriculture, urban and rural community development, forestry, conservation, environmental education, community health and child survival, nursing, small business development, fisheries, water and sanitation, teacher education, university education, youth development, and information technology.
Over the years, Peace Corps Volunteers have contributed significantly to the establishment and development of many of the country’s leading nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and have worked hand-in-hand with the various administrations that have governed the Dominican Republic. In keeping with its commitment to peace and development, the Peace Corps remained in the Dominican Republic throughout its civil war in the 1960s. Our commitment to service has been highlighted through the good work of Volunteers and their project partners in the recovery efforts following two of the most severe hurricanes to hit the country’s shores (David in 1979 and George in 1998).
History and Future of Peace Corps Programming in the Dominican Republic
Peace Corps/Dominican Republic provides direct, community-based technical assistance. Volunteers work in marginalized sectors of the population to promote self-help strategies that respond to basic human needs and strengthen community efforts. Currently, the 200-plus Volunteers in the Dominican Republic strive to increase local capacity for problem solving and........
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149421077
  • Publisher: Pennyhill Press
  • Publication date: 3/7/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 102 KB

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