Ciudad Santa María is an Education, Community and Catholic Center, co-created between the Catholic Church, various government entities such as the Institute of Social Security, the Ministry of Education, the Mayor of Santiago, the Synergies Cares Foundation, the community, represented by the family who donated part of the land and Volunteering Ciudad Santa María, both young volunteers and Ladies of the City of Santiago, among others.
The Center is managed and administered by the Foundation Ciudad Santa María, with the support of Volunteering Ciudad Santa María, Synergies Cares Foundation and the whole team working at the Centre are responsible for managing the day to day of it
The goal of the Community and Educational Center Ciudad Santa María, supported by all the private companies that sponsor the Heart of Christmas Yearly Event, is to create a model of public bilingual education that can be emulated and replicated in different geographical zones of Santiago all the northern side of the country.
The pilot is supported by a group of private companies and institutions that have the true belief that though a 21st Century Education, together, the Government and Private Sector can place our country, within 20 years, in a privileged competitive position, based on innovation, technology, social inclusion and development of key capacities in most of our Dominican youth, our public school students.
These companies are: