Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) and New England College of Optometry prevent blindness among Dominican Republic’s most vulnerable.

SANTO DOMINGO, D.R., April 1, 20156.- As part of its Blindness Prevention program, the Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) joins forces with the Student Volunteer Optometrists for Service of Humanity of the New England College of Optometry (SVOSH-NECO) to bring to the Dominican Republic a group of 25 students, faculty and ophthalmologists to deliver critical eye […]

Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) received new street name in DR.

SANTO DOMINGO. – On August 28, 2015, the Dominican government, through the Municipal District of Don Juan, Monte Plata province, passed a resolution unanimously naming a new street after the Batey Relief Alliance (BRA)—“Calle Batey Relief Alliance (BRA)”. Members of the voting and signatory District board acknowledged that the gesture is in recognition of the […]

Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) launched humanitarian relief effort for Dominican deportees.

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic. – As a result of the application of a 2014 Dominican Republic’s immigration law, hundreds of thousands of undocumented Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants living in the country are now at risk of being deported to Haiti. “The situation has produced panic and fear among many who have gone […]

Batey Relief Alliance celebrates 18th-year anniversary of humanitarian work.

NEW YORK. – Founded on October 23, 1997 in the state of New York as a non-profit, non-governmental, humanitarian aid organization, the Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) is committed to addressing the socio-economic and health needs of children and their families severely affected by extreme poverty, disease and hunger in the Americas and the Caribbean. Since […]

BRA signed agreement to improve conditions in poor areas of the Dominican Republic.

MONTE PLATA,  Dominican Republic.- BRA/s founder/CEO, Ulrick Gaillard traveled to the Monte Plata province to sign an agreement with the local Mayor of Municipal Sabana Grande de Boya, Dr. Bertilia Fernandez, expanding critical health services and food security for thousands of vulnerable and impoverished families struggling in the country’s rural areas. “While the Dominican Republic […]