8 days
Santo Domingo, San Jose de Ocoa
You’ll find people working together around every corner in the Dominican Republic. You can see it in the bustling streets of Santo Domingo, but it’s especially visible in rural towns like Rancho Arriba. There, you’ll spend quality time with the nurses, doctors and nutritional experts behind each community-centered outreach center, hospital and nursery. You’ll soon discover what makes the Dominican Republic a unique and progressive developing country.
  • Day 1: Fly to the Dominican Republic

    Arrive in Santo Domingo

    Take a tour of the Colonial Zone

  • Day 2: Santo Domingo + San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit the Health Center in Santo Domingo

    Travel to San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit the ADESJO office and meet with local health professionals

  • Day 3: San Jose de Ocoa

    Attend an orientation at local hospital and clinic

    Nutrition Q&A with expert at local vegetable processing center

  • Day 4: San Jose de Ocoa

    Begin a service project in Rancho Arriba

  • Day 5: San Jose de Ocoa

    Continue work on service Project in Rancho Arriba

    Meet with local nurses

  • Day 6: San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit the Agroforestry Tree Nursery

    Nutrition Q&A with expert on agroforestry

    Visit a local community's hydroelectric system

  • Day 7: San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit a local beach for the day

  • Day 8: Depart for home

    Return to Santo Domingo

Want to learn more about this program?
  • Day 1: Fly to the Dominican Republic

    Arrive in Santo Domingo

    Take a tour of the Colonial Zone

  • Day 2: Santo Domingo + San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit the Health Center in Santo Domingo

    Travel to San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit the ADESJO office and meet with local health professionals

  • Day 3: San Jose de Ocoa

    Attend an orientation at local hospital and clinic

    Nutrition Q&A with expert at local vegetable processing center

  • Day 4: San Jose de Ocoa

    Begin a service project in Rancho Arriba

  • Day 5: San Jose de Ocoa

    Continue work on service Project in Rancho Arriba

    Meet with local nurses

  • Day 6: San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit the Agroforestry Tree Nursery

    Nutrition Q&A with expert on agroforestry

    Visit a local community's hydroelectric system

  • Day 7: San Jose de Ocoa

    Visit a local beach for the day

  • Day 8: Depart for home

    Return to Santo Domingo

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Your experience includes

  • Round-trip airfare & transportation

    Your flights—covered. Ground transportation—covered. We take care of getting you around so you can enjoy the ride.

  • Accommodations

    Enjoy a 7 night stay in hotels

  • Regional meals

    Traditional breakfasts, lunches and dinners bring local flavors to life as part of your trip experience.

  • Full-time Field Director

    Your bilingual, culturally connected Field Director stays with you 24/7 to handle all on-trip logistics and facilitates post-project reflection activities.

  • Service hours

    Earn service hours that count towards academic credit.

  • Volunteer and leadership activities

    Participate in volunteer, leadership, action planning and social issue activities.

  • End-to-end support

    Your team helps to secure administrative approval and academic credit, provides recruiting tools and helps establish your program's ongoing presence on campus.

  • Curriculum integration

    Your academic vision remains present wherever you travel. Tell us your ideal study abroad experience, and we'll help connect your curriculum to EF's extensive connections abroad.

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    EF has over 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries worldwide. We provide 24-hour emergency support service along with a comprehensive $50 million liability policy that covers you and your institution while abroad.

  • Flexible payment options

    Give more students the opportunity to study abroad by offering them two different payment plan options, along with our TripFunder website to help fundraise for the program.

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