The Dominican Republic is a tropical Caribbean paradise. From the coastlines to the spectacular mountainous beauty, you will discover a collision of cultures on this island where European, African, and Caribbean peoples once converged. Its colonial history has marked it in many ways, from Spanish cathedrals and fortresses to the ethnically diverse people. The people are friendly and warm, and you’ll surely witness how God is moving in amazing ways to bring the Dominican people into a deeper understanding of His love.
Baseball is the most popular sport in the Dominican Republic.
Domincan people love music and dancing.
This island is full of beaches! Explore Punta Cana or Boca Chica.
Santo Domingo is a colonial Spanish town with lots of Cathedrals and castles to explore.
Austin and Paige Oberlag serve with Mission of Hope! With a vision to see wholistic transformation, our four main focuses are medical, education, church advancement, and nutrition. We currently are partnered with 12 local pastors in Santiago. They serve in over 20 different communities, many or which are underserved Haitian communities.