Batey Relief Alliance (BRA) and Procter & Gamble Company address water-borne diseases in Dominican Republic

P & G Children’s Safe Drinking Water (CSDW) program and BRA began distributing 4.5 million water purifier packets combined with personal care and household cleaning products aimed at reducing hygiene and skin-related illnesses among 13,440 people living in vulnerable and impoverished sugarcane plantation rural communities known as “bateyes” in Monte Plata province. MONTE PLATA, DOMINICAN […]

Batey Relief Alliance (BRA), with support of USAID, addresses food insecurity among Dominican’s poorest populations.

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, May 17, 2016 – Through the Batey Relief Alliance (BRA)’s Food Security Program, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) contributed last year more than $629,063.00 to distribute 150.08 metric tons of dehydrated food to more than 20,700 people living in eleven provinces of the Dominican Republic. “The program establishes […]

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 […]