Ahead of this weekend’s Hogar del Niño Annual Fundraising event, the Hogar del Niño has organized a tour of it’s excepcional daycare and educational center, so that Casa de Campo’s residents and villa owners may experience and discover for themselves all the the outstanding work that takes place at this facility which cares for more than 1500 children every day!
A tour of the Hogar del Niño
When: Friday, 17th of February 2012
Departure: 10am from the Casa de Campo hotel reception
Return: About 12midday
RSVP: [email protected], 809-523-8901 or 809-556-3181
The Hogar del Niño, in La Romana town is a children’s day care and educatioal facility, which cares for more than 1500 children every day, with many children arriving as early as 5:30am and not leaving until 7:30pm – making the Hogar del Niño much more than just a school or care centre, in many ways it is like a second home. The Hogar del Niño provides education, food, clothing and even health and dental care to the lucky children enrolled on its program; more than 200 babies, 600 toddlers and more than 500 children who attend their full-time school.
On your tour of this impressive facility you will see the ‘Crib room’ – where more than 200 babies are cared for in row upon row of white cribs and a giant play pen, their special school for 75 children who are hearing impaired and blind, the vocational school – where 235 children are prepared for the ‘real’ world with sewing, woodwork, cooking and many more classes, the dentists room, the infirmary, the library and the sports centre and of course you will see and meet the hundreds of happy, smiling children which make all the hard work worth it!
Don’t miss this tour! You will LOVE it…and most probably fall in love with a child or two…
The Hogar del Niño Fundraising Weekend
The Hogar del Niño funraising weekend starts this Friday the 17th of February and includes a Homes and Gardens Tour, the final of the Polo Tournment, a golf and tennis tournament, a bike marathon, a Zumba Master Class and a dinner-dance party – all taking place in Casa de Campo, centered around the La Romana Country Club!
For more details and to sign up, click here!