In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
On co-op with a nonprofit microfinance organization in the Dominican Republic, third-year student Juan Pena Salas helped impoverished villagers start their own small businesses.
Northeastern’s Social Enterprise Institute has been changing the lives of impoverished people in South Africa and the Dominican Republic for the last several years.
Northeastern University junior Roberto Lavin tutored prospects in the Dominican Baseball Academy run by the Boston Red Sox, which will host their Opening Day at Fenway Park today.
Students spend 10 days over spring break bringing some light to poverty-stricken communities