In Cabarete 31% of homes suffer from severe food insecurity. While tourism employs over 65% of the local population, it often pays a very low salary of about $200/month - about half of what the United Nations estimates a decent survival level in the Dominican Republic.
emergency food packages distributed
volunteers and counting
community kitchen & plant nursery
Food Sovereignty in Action
Started as an unprecedented coalition of local NGOs, family farms, community leaders and volunteers, Cabarete Sostenible has evolved into a grassroots Dominican-led & volunteer driven NGO in town.