Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth

 
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $10,283 from an original funding goal of $10,000!
    • 11 months ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has received 3 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Introducing New Curricula!
    By - Dana Henderson - Local Program Manager
    Yspaniola welcomes the New Year with revised curricula for students at the Batey Libertad Learning Center.  With additional resources, including over 70 children’s books and interactive math tools, our new curricula will focus on problem solving, reading comprehension, critical thinking, and emotional...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has received 30 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    The Learning Center grows!
    By - Yspaniola Local Team - Project Manager
    The Learning Center Grows! Yspaniola had a productive and fun summer!  For the past several months, we built the capacity of the Batey Libertad Learning Center by adding new staff, renovating the Center, and holding a book drive, and we are enthusiastic that these changes will lead to a productive and learning-filled...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Summer Fun and Studies
    By - Yspaniola Local Team - Yspaniola
    The Yspaniola scholars successfully completed another trimester and are taking classes and studying hard this summer. Scholars Fede, Ramón and Julio have also been working hard to practice their English with Yspaniola’s English teaching volunteer. English classes are offered in the literacy center in Batey...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Yspaniola in 2013
    By - Christina Perkins - Local Program Director
    Yspaniola has had a busy and exciting start to 2013! In January, we welcomed a group of graduate students from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs for both a study-tour and project collaboration. The group featured several education specialists with previous experience working with Teach for America, the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has received 24 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Autumn Updates at Yspaniola
    By - Yspaniola Local Team - Project Leader
    Yspaniola is proud to celebrate the continued success of the University Scholars Program, which fully supports from Batey Libertad while they study at UTESA in Santiago. Our newest scholars, Julio Louis, studying Tourism, and Ramon Sanchez, studying Medicine, are both incredibly motivated and have adapted quickly to both...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    A New Literacy Center!
    By - Jonathan DiMaio - Executive Director
    It has been a busy and exciting summer for Yspaniola: in July, we opened a Literacy Center in Batey Libertad! At the beginning of the year, Yspaniola interns based in Esperanza began informally tutoring children in Batey Libertad. Given the amount of interest in these sessions and the dedication of local staff to the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Yspaniola Announces New Scholarship Recipients
    By - Yspaniola - Yspaniola Local Program
    Yspaniola is thrilled to announce two new scholars from Batey Libertad to the University Scholarship Program. This April, after a selection process of applications, essays, and interviews, an impartial committee selected Ramón Sánchez and Julio Louis to receive Yspaniola scholarships to further their...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Scholarship Updates, Supporting Education Locally
    By - Yspaniola - Local Program
    Last week on January 14, Yspaniola scholars Mayra and Fede began their first day of classes at the Technological University of Santiago (UTESA), after spending a holiday break with their families. Each scholar is taking seven courses this semester, with classes such as cultural civics, French, English, mathematics, and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has received 71 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Scholars, Microenterprise, and Leadership
    By - Jonathan DiMaio - Director
    Yspaniola Scholars Mayra and Fede successfully finished their second semester and look forward to beginning a new term at the Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago (UTESA).  In August, the scholars participated in an extracurricular activity related to leadership with organization Un Techo Para Mi...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Raising Awareness, Building Leaders
    By - Jonathan DiMaio - Director
    June and July were exciting months for Yspaniola, as we collaborated with several organizations to raise awareness about social justice in the Dominican Republic and help our scholars learn about development and leadership. Yspaniola partnered with the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) to host our first...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Thoughts from a service-learning trip
    By - Cynthia So - Executive Director
    A group of fourteen undergraduate students from Yale recently traveled to the Dominican Republic with Yspaniola to learn about international development while living with families in Batey Libertad. In the words of one student participant, "I learned so much about Haitian/Dominican relations, development, poverty tourism,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    2010 Annual Report
    By - Cynthia So - Executive Director
    Yspaniola is excited to present our 2010 Annual Report! Learn about our progress during our first full year as a 501c3 non-profit organization. Report Content: Mission, Vision, Values, Goals Message from the Executive Director Spotlight on our 2011 Scholars Highlights from the Yale Service-Learning Trips A Yale...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has received 93 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Exciting news from Yspaniola!
    By - Cynthia So - Executive Director
    Yspaniola is pleased to announce our 2011 University Scholars! After an exciting month reviewing applications and interviewing candidates, the Scholarship Selection Committee has named two highly deserving candidates from Batey Libertad to receive this year's Yspaniola scholarships. Federico Charle graduated from high...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Online matching campaign - spread the word!
    By - Cynthia So - Executive Director
    Starting at 12:05 am on Tuesday, October 12, GlobalGiving will be matching up to 50% of all donations to Yspaniola! Please spread the word. Your support means so much to us! Donate at: www.globalgiving.org/projects/scholarships-for-dominican-and-haitian-youth/ Matching will end on Oct. 22, or when matching funds run out....
    • 4 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth posted a progress report
    Yspaniola Scholarship Program Update
    By - Cynthia So - Executive Director
    Thank you to all our donors for a successful September Fundraising Challenge! With your generous support, we raised $4,600 from 66 unique donors, surpassing our goal of $4,000. We have earned a permanent spot on GlobalGiving.org, as well as funded one full-ride university scholarship for 2011! This week, we will distribute...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Scholarships for Dominican and Haitian Youth has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Yspaniola Incorporated

North Haven, CT, United States
http://www.yspaniola.org

Project Leader

Jonathan DiMaio

Director
North Haven, CT United States

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