Sponsor a child in the Dominican Republic

Sponsoring a child in the Dominican Republic with Plan international is one of the easiest ways to improve the lives of all children and to make sure girls have access to equal opportunities.


By becoming a child sponsor, you guarantee a child – and all children in their community – have everything they need to grow, learn and plan for their futures.


You help tackle the root causes of discrimination, exclusion and vulnerability, and support some of the world’s most vulnerable children to thrive.

Sponsorship in Dominican Republic Play Video

Key Challenges for children in the Dominican Republic


  • Gender-based violence is widespread – it is the fourth biggest cause of women’s deaths.
  • Girls are vulnerable to child marriage – two in five are married by 18.
  • Many schools are overcrowded and lack well educated teachers – UNESCO ranks Dominican Republic as having the poorest quality of education in Latin America.

Yes, I’ll sponsor a child in the Dominican Republic and support a whole community to thrive


Sponsor a child in the Dominican Republic