Lonely Planet Writer

Life enhancement in Dominican Republic via a cruise

Fathom, Carnival Corporation’s social-impact cruise line, has announced several new activities for the Dominican Republic cruises that will begin in April.

Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic Image by Ronald Saunders / CC BY-SA 2.0

The activities include a variety of services including home and public space improvement in impoverished communities and working with special-needs rehabilitation therapy patients. Participants may also assist at a women’s cooperative that produces arts and crafts from recycled paper, or connect one-on-one with Dominican host families, helping to improve English language skills and foster community building.

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