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Life in the Bateyes

Life in the Bateyes

Critical Issues:Citizenship and human rights for migrant communitie

Explore the ongoing challenges facing the bateyes, barracks originally built for migrant sugar cane workers, and now used as permanent settlements for families and entire communities—typically with substandard housing. Get to know the community and contribute to ongoing infrastructure service projects such as building and repairing homes or supporting local agriculture and education initiatives. Take a break from service and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Bayahibe where you’ll swim and relax.

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