FUNDACION MAHATMA GANDHI is a not-for-profit, non-governmental and non-partisan organisation. We believe in the balanced and holistic development of people and, moreover, in the innate potential of every community to generate the necessary resourses for a growing and consistent development. We welcome all people regardless of nationality, skin color, ethnicity, age, sex, sexual orientation, language, professional or socio-economic status, physical appearance, disability, religious or political orientation, or educational level. We seek to enrich the members of our community through activities aimed at the personal, professional, intellectual, social, educational and cultural development. Our Mission: To better the quality of life of the people with whom we work, using suitable resources, in an authentic environment of continuous learning. Our Vision: Contribute hrough our activities, programs and projects, to the creation of a generation of conscientious citizens, well-educated, civic-minded, multicultal, multilingual, oriented towards the local and the global, and committed to the wholesome human and community development in Las Terrenas. . Our Work: We focus on creating access to programmes and resources that benefit children, youth, adults and families in general. We channel our energies and resources through the operation of a community library, teaching literacy and languages, providing academic support and academic preparation, enhancing self-esteem and the holistic development of individuals. We attend to key areas such as youth, health, leadership, multiculturalism, economic development, education and the environment. VIRTUAL VOLUNTEERING: Researching. We work with children and young people but we may be able to accept volunteers with an offending background depending on the offence. If the offence is related to sex abuse, drug addiction/use of felonies, then we would prefer not to accept such volunteers.