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Dominican Republic

Community Development FundDominican Republic
09/11/2016

Cleaning supplies for Nuevo Renacer – Nov 9th 2016

The Dominican Republic is currently facing one of the harshest and rainy "wet" seasons in the last 5-7 years. Waterways are overflowing and some homes have even been swept into close by rivers. Although our…
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BuildsDominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
28/04/2016

St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School Blogs and Updates

April 23rd We arrived safely to the Dominican Republic on Saturday evening. We met with the Live Different staff, and checked into our resort room. April 24th On Saturday morning we attended mass. We were wearing…
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BuildsDominican RepublicVolunteer Posting
28/03/2016

I just came home from a Live Different Build…now what?

I have now been on two trips with Live Different (both of which were in the Dominican) and each time, the goodbyes only seem to get harder. With Live Different, you build so much more than a…
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BuildsDominican Republic
17/03/2016

Great Expectations

Expectation is a funny thing. It can move you to action anticipating one outcome, only to find that what you finally experience is something quite different. This was the case in my experience with the Live Different…
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BuildsDominican Republic
26/08/2015

Without a Doubt

The family that our team is building for is made up of Florencia, and her two adult sons, Martin and Jose. During the trip, I found out that Martin had been born with a clubbed foot…
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BuildsDominican Republic
12/08/2015

Simple Lessons

"My lady just asked me how I am!!", shouted the girl I was carrying as I toured through the community for the first time. The children are the undeniable force of this community. Every morning our bus…
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BuildsDominican Republic
30/07/2015

A Day to Remember

We had the great honour of meeting Florencia and Martin during our Day in the Life visit.  We were amazed by the hospitality shown to us with the limited material items they possessed.  We were…
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BuildsDominican Republic
24/07/2015

Little Things

Sometimes you may see or hear things on the news about poverty, but you never really know what it's like until you've witnessed it first hand and met some of the amazing people who are…
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Dominican RepublicLD Stories
16/07/2015

Live Different Stories: Keke and Mina

Keke is 10, and his sister Mina is 7 years old. During the day, both children spend their days at home while their mother sells fruit and vegetables in the street nearby; however, Keke plays…
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