Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic


Desirée Luis

country director

Pact launches program in Dominican Republic to address citizen security through empowered civic actors

September 15, 2023
The USAID Civil Society Strengthening Activity in the Dominican Republic, a $12.5M program funded by USAID, aims to increase the ability of at-risk communities to prevent crime and violence by...

New project to build resilience among families affected by HIV in the Dominican Republic

December 21, 2022
Pact has received $11.2 million in funding from USAID for a five-year project entitled, “Building Resilience Amongst Affected Families with HIV activity in the Dominican Republic” (Building...
Girls play outside a DREAMS center in Lusaka, Zambia. Credit: Brian Clark/Pact

Leveraging digital technology to build a healthier future for adolescent girls and young women

October 8, 2021
In celebration of International Day of the Girl on October 11, the ACHIEVE consortium is excited to join the global community in recognizing the work that is being done to advance gender equality and...
An ACHIEVE community volunteer promotes Covid-19 prevention measures in a community in Santo Domingo. Credit: USAID

In the Dominican Republic, adapting critical HIV services for vulnerable families amid Covid-19

September 13, 2021
In March 2020, the first case of coronavirus was detected in the Dominican Republic (DR). From the onset of the pandemic, the Dominican government has followed World Health Organization guidelines,...

Across Africa and beyond, HIV programs for orphans and vulnerable children provide a critical opportunity to respond to Covid-19

May 12, 2020
Imagine that a dangerous, highly contagious virus is spreading around the world, and you are tasked with helping communities challenged by poverty and marginalization to protect themselves. Imagine...

Pact-led consortium, USAID partner to reach HIV/AIDS epidemic control in pregnant and breastfeeding women, children and adolescents

June 25, 2019
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Pact and a consortium of leading global HIV/AIDS partners a five-year, $195 million grant, Adolescents and Children HIV Incidence...