Our Projects

At Supporting Guasa our overarching focus is education with a view to creating projects and work that will, eventually, be self-sustaining. Our projects are constantly evolving and are built with a need for constant development in mind. We hope that you will take the time to read through our projects and find out about our work.

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Literacy and Key Skills

The Dominican Republic is a country which, for a long time was not committed to expected levels of investment in education, both in comparison to other countries in the region and on a wider international scale. While, recently, the focus on the level of investment in education has increased, the Dominican Republic still has a long way...
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The English projects

This project began in summer 2010. Supporting Guasa has developed two English teaching projects to cover most of the academic year which you can read about below. Volunteer with the English summer school  or the spring/fall project    
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The Girl’s Project

This project was piloted in summer 2012. Gender relations are complex in the Dominican Republic and gender has a strong impact on a young woman’s opportunities. For example, pregnancy at a young age often prevents girls from finishing their secondary education and women are often still expected to single-handedly take care of all childcare and household duties as...
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