2018 Dominican Republic Day 1 – Culture Shock

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When you think of the Caribbean, you probably think of beautiful beaches and crystal clear water. That can be found in the Dominican Republic, but you can also find an entire world that most do not know about. Thursday, we were able to experience the poverty within the city of Puerta Plata first hand. First, we got acquainted with Dove Missions and heard how it was started. The founder, Liz Rooney, began her journey in 2002 when she first visited the Dominican Republic. She visited from the United States and instantly felt a connection to the children here. For about five years, she took annual trips abroad to the Dominican […]