El Hogar receives no governmental funding and is supported solely by individual and group donations to subsidize all costs for the 14 children and staff.

  • $5 will pay for a child's food for an entire day.

  • $30 will pay for a child's education for a month.

  • $140 will pay for the monthly salary of live-in child care providers.


Our needs

  • Food
  • Clothes
  • Medicine
  • Books
  • Office-reception area
  • More bedrooms for the orphans
  • Playground with jungle gym
  • Homework room-computer lab
  • Storage area
  • Entry gate from the avenue below
  • Benches
  • A Library
  • New or used van


In the United States: 

Please contact Kendra Harrison, a Boston-based volunteer who visits the hogar yearly. You can contact her via e-mail at

In the Dominican Republic:

Please contact the director Rosa Núñez at (809) 626-4227. We accept donations of all kinds.