Dominican Republic Project October 2024

Dates
October 3 - 13, 2024
Location
Dominican Republic
Participation Fee
TBD
What's Included

Overview

Join Maranatha in the Dominican Republic!

Maranatha has a long history of working in the Dominican Republic, dating back to the early 1990s. The churches and schools that have been completed have since blossomed and created a need for more urgently needed buildings as congregations outgrow the current facilities. Local church leadership has requested assistance once again, and Maranatha is gladly responding to this call.

Volunteers on this project will help build a church for the new school campus of Ciudad del Cielo in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Depending on the skills and interests of the volunteers who register, this project could also include community outreach activities, such as children’s ministry and health education.

Scope

Construction

Community Outreach

Leaders
Karen Godfrey,
Project Coordinator
David Shull,
Construction Superintendent
Itinerary
Thursday, October 3
Arrival in Santo Domingo, DR
Friday, October 4
Orientation and First Work Day
Saturday, October 5
Worship with the Local Congregation
Sunday, October 6
Work Days with Midweek Excursion
Saturday, October 12
Worship with the Local Congregation
Sunday, October 13
Departure from Santo Domingo, DR
ARRIVALVolunteers will arrive into Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ) on Thursday, October 3, 2024.
Please wait for confirmation from Maranatha before purchasing your airfare to ensure there is still space on the project and to ensure you book the right flight.
DEPARTUREVolunteers will depart from Santo Domingo (SDQ) on Sunday, October 13, 2024
Travel Information

Volunteers will purchase their own plane tickets to and from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The dates posted are the arrival and departure dates from the project. You may need to leave home a day before the advertised start date to arrive on the correct date. Maranatha representatives will meet volunteers upon arrival in Santo Domingo.

More information including specific flight arrival and departure windows will be available in an information packet, available for download soon.

Please wait for confirmation before purchasing your airfare. Booking outside the advertised flight windows could result in additional fees and missed portions of the project.

Travel Resources

Butler Travel:
503-879-5005
info@butlertravel.com

CI Azumano Travel:
800-454-4099
corporatetravel@ciazumano.com

Excursions
Isla Catalina

Catalina Island, also known as Isla Catalina, is a tropical island located 1.5 miles from the mainland on the southeast corner of the Dominican Republic, near La Altagracia and La Romana. It is an occasional destination for cruise ships on Caribbean routes. Catalina Island is a true gem of the Dominican Republic and one of the best destinations for snorkeling and diving due to its crystal-clear waters and huge coral reefs.

Dominican Republic Facts & Figures

CAPITAL

Santo Domingo

POPULATION

10.85 Million

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CLIMATE

Tropical maritime. Little seasonal variation

RELIGION

Roman Catholic 95%

CURRENCY

Dominican Peso

Entry Requirements
  • All passports must be valid for at least six months from the dates of intended return.
  • eTicket online form (includes, customs and immigration forms)
Medical Requirements & Precautions
Contact Us Want to speak with someone at Maranatha directly? Please call our office at 916.774.7700 to speak with a volunteer specialist. Alternatively, you can send us an email.

 

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