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About Us

Caritas Smile is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization based in the state of Rhode Island. It is a 100% volunteer based organization whose mission is to inspire, educate and empower women and children worldwide by performing goal driven acts of kindness to communities in need in the US and in developing countries – mainly Domincan Republic.

Caritas Smile has launched a Digital Education Workshop Series to educate and empower communities with digital education skills in an effort to help minimize the massive digital divide that disadvantaged communities across the US and abroad are facing. All the workshops are 100% free and taught in English and Spanish!

  • We Educate by offering digital education workshops free of charge in Spanish and English. Workshops are free and are geared towards giving the tools necessary to learn and growth whether that be in school or in business. We work with schools, colleges, start-up’s and local businesses
  • We Empower by engaging volunteers with community service opportunities in the US and in the Dominican Republic.
  • We Inspire by uniting people from all walks of life to create lasting change in the lives of others through community engagement, workshops, and partnerships

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Take A Trip & Change A Life

Volunteer Abroad

A transformational travel program for volunteers looking to create life-changing moments in The Carribean & Latin America

Upcoming 2021 Trips




Create Change

Volunteer abroad and change lives

As a Caritas Smile, Take A Trip Change A Life volunteer you’ll have an experience of a lifetime. Our transformative programs offer the opportunity to volunteer abroad in Latin American while learning how to live a mindful and socially conscious lifestyle. A unique combination of reflective and spiritual sessions coupled… Read more…

Transform Your Life…

..and find your life’s purpose through love

Transform lives with Caritas Smile, Take A Trip Change A Life Program volunteer abroad programs! Volunteer to rebuild a school, rebuild a home, and surprise communities in need with much needed resources will change the way you look at the world. Traveling… Read more…

Take Inspired Action

Empower humanity

olunteer abroad and use your time to help kids in need will empower, inspire and give hope to communities in need. You will help to rebuild schools and homes for families living in poverty, teach kids English, mentor women how to become self-sufficient through education… Read more…


Our Take A Trip Change A Life Mindful Service programs provides affordable volunteer opportunities in Latin America. Since 2010, Caritas Smile has offered volunteer and service programs to participants from all over the world.

Volunteer Abroad

Volunteering abroad is a life-changing experience where you transform and expand your horizons and clarify your life’s mission. Click here to volunteer! .

Volunteer Abroad

Every year thousands of kids in poor areas of the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean are given a helping hand through Caritas Smile Programs. Volunteers work in an orphanage, teach English, music, dance, re-build schools and feed malnourished children.


Volunteers abroad transform lives!

The mission is to empower, educate, and inspire women and children worldwide.
Find your life’s purpose by helping those in need through mission trips and service.

  • 1

    Leadership + Language

    Develop the skills around leadership, global awareness, and cross-cultural communication and learn Spanish.

  • 2

    Teach + Mentor

    Get the opportunity mentor and inspire students, help to rebuild a home, directly deliver resources and basic living supplies to families in need.

  • 3

    Sharpen Your Communication Skills

    Learn about the economic growth and infrastructure of developing countries.

  • Build Your Resume

    Get real life experience while lending a helping hand to communities in need.

  • More Than Just An Internship

    You will gain the clarity and self confidence to take meaningful action four your career.

  • Sharpen Your Communication Skills

    Learn about the economic growth and infrastructure of developing countries.

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