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Is it really almost over?!

InteRDom Correspondent, Carlos, has completed three years of his Bachelor's degree in By: Carlos Gonzalez Political Science at St. Peter's University in New Jersey. He is participating in the 2013 10-week Caribbean Summer Program. You can read more about Carlos and his participation in the Correspondent Program here. All the sunny days, beautiful weather, and delicious food have almost come to an end. I can only wish for more time, but my home calls me. This experience has taught me plenty about living, studying and working abroad. All I can say is; I cannot wait to do it again. As it is my first time living abroad on my own, I have learned more than... Read More

Category: environment

Service Learning in Batey Libertad

By: Cynthia So Executive Director, Yspaniola Batey Libertad has seen its share of visitors. Youth from the batey are adept at using Facebook and have accumulated friends from across the world. Students are motivated to learn English, knowing they can practice their skills each time a group comes to visit. More importantly, over the years Batey Libertad has benefitted from community development projects that have provided colorful cement homes, latrines, better roads, community centers, potable water, and scholarships for education. Service-learning programs have provided mutual benefit for both groups visiting the batey, as well as for the community. Batey Libertad is unique in many ways, making it an ideal destination for travelers who wish to... Read More