A boy in a Dominican Batey

Committed to Dominican Bateyes

Projects dedicated to raising the living standards and promoting sustainable community development.

A Rooftop view of a typical Batey street.

What is a Batey?

Read about the forgotten communities of the Dominican.

A boy in the Dominican Batey of San Luis

Consider a Donation

Donated funds go directly towards the sponsorship of individual students and families, or towards our development projects.

The Batey Foundation

The Batey Foundation partners with batey communities of the Dominican Republic to build resilient physical infrastructure and the human capital required to raise the living standards for local children and families.

Livelihood Program

Currently The Batey Foundation supports 10 women in Batey San Luis and Naranjo with micro-finance projects that strengthen the women's business capacities.

Scholarship Program

The Batey Foundation Scholarship Program serves students from the communities of San Luis and Naranjo by matching them with sponsors who pledge to support their education through highschool.

Community Development

In partnership with local healthcare workers, the Batey Foundation identifies educational opportunities and provides the resources for outreach, advocacy campaigns, and intervention.

Want to get involved with The Batey Foundation?

Please contact us to learn more about our programs and initiatives...