Corporate Social Responsibility

We are a non-profit organization, sponsored by Synergies and our clients/associates.  Our mission is to support and foment innovative and sustainable initiatives that strengthen Santiago’s society and contribute in providing a better quality of life to its residents.

As the main contributor of Ciudad Santa Maria (CISAMA), we provide important social and economic benefits through programs such as:

  • Employee volunteerism
  • Donations (financial and non-financial)
  • Bilingual education, unique in DR public school system
  • Innovation and Technical Institute (REC)
  • Self-sustainability programs
  • University Scholarships
  • Strategic alliance with the Centro Cultural Domínico Americano (CCDA)

Our role is to be an ally of the community. We are committed to those in need, focusing our program in education. We believe that education is fundamental for a better society; Synergies Cares Foundation provides innovative tools and supplies which help our teachers deliver a better education, making it a fun and dynamic learning experience for our students.

Ciudad Santa Maria’s goal in La Otra Banda is to achieve an optimum and bilingual education, attained through a long-term project that seeks quality and infrastructure improvement, scholarly supplies, lunch programs, continuous development of academic staffs’ competences, strengthening of scholar systems, and community involvement in education matters.





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 City of Santiago, the Synergies Cares Foundation, CISAMA volunteers,  the community, among others.

The Center is governed by the Archbishop of Santiago with key support from Synergies and  the Synergies Cares Foundation.

The goal of this center is to offer the best public school education in the DR, as a model to the rest of the country.

  • Bilingual
  • Highest humanistic and ethical standards
  • State-of-the-art technologies


CISAMA scheme





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