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Dove Youth Development

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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About Dove Youth Development
Dove Youth Development is a non-profit organization that offers a safe & organized way to volunteer with youth while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Giving Back Will Change YOUR Life ​ Serving with DOVE makes a difference in the lives of children, while providing the opportunity to truly embrace and understand a new culture. ​ The children benefit by volunteers helping them improve their English skills and by feeling supported by volunteers. Check out our website for the different ways you can help!
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mbscotti wrote a review Jun 2022
Nesconset, New York21 contributions1 helpful vote
The kids are excited to learn. They are very attentive and very happy being part of Dove's program. They do not let their circumstances bring them down and show a good deal of Faith.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Willona wrote a review May 2022
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This was a great organized and safe experience. We were able to see where the kids live and experience their culture. We had a great time teaching and learning. The staff was great and very supportive. I will return again.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Wellington wrote a review Apr 2022
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This past Memorial Day Weekend, myself and a group of friends of mine, travelled to the Dominican Republic where we spent time with the children we sponsor through Dove. We led educational activities with the children and then played outside. As it was my first time at Dove’s, the children were very excited to see a new face. They were eager to learn about who I was and what I do. The most rewarding part of the trip for me was hearing how much of an impact our involvement means to their families with the monthly food baskets and the hope that it brings. I can’t wait to return to the Dove Youth Development center!!
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from DoveYDC, Guest Relations Manager at Dove Youth Development
Responded Apr 21, 2022
Thank you so much for your review. Our kids love visitors they want to know where our visitors are from, what their hobbies are and even their favorite food!
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Rebecca wrote a review Apr 2022
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I was introduced to this amazing program through a friend and it has forever changed my life! Dove Youth Development is like no other. On my initial visit I moved and was humbled by the acceptance and kindness I was shown by the children and staff. Not only does this program help the children learn English and other basic life skills, but provides a safe haven. This is such an important community outreach to these children and I am proud to say that I am apart of this amazing program. If you are ever in Puerto Plata come to Dove! I promise you it will be the best decision you make.
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Date of experience: March 2022
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Response from DoveYDC, Guest Relations Manager at Dove Youth Development
Responded Apr 21, 2022
We are so happy you took the time to share how much Dove has inspired you and changed your life. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and encouraging others to volunteer!
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Susanna M wrote a review Apr 2022
West Redding, Connecticut3 contributions1 helpful vote
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I’m forever grateful that I experienced Dove. My husband and I have been several times with a group of friends and we can’t wait to go back. We consider the folks at Dove our family.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Response from DoveYDC, Guest Relations Manager at Dove Youth Development
Responded Apr 21, 2022
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. A great way to describe our community is love and family. We look forward to your next visit!
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