Boca de Humo is a small community, near the town of El Cercado in the Dominican Republic and is approximately 30 kilometers from the Haitian border. Boca de Humo is in the foothills sitting between two mountain ranges, the La Sierra de Neiba and the Cordillera Central. The principal economic activity of Boca de Humo and the surrounding communities is the cultivation of beans, corn, rice and coffee, including fruits and vegetables.
Los Palos Amargos is a small village in the Dominican Republic located 8 kilometers north east from Las Matas de Farfan, the nearest major town and 23 kilometers from the Haitian border.
Hermandad Inc. and Hermandad Dominicana (our sister organization in the DR) are now working directly with the First Lady’s organization, “Progresando,” on a housing project in El Seibo.
Najayo, San Cristobal is a town in the Dominican Republic located about 30 kilometers (19 miles) west from the capital Santo Domingo and on the main highway; it is well known for its penitentiary.