Dascha Polanco Mixes In a Little Swimsuit Time With Her Humanitarian Work in Dominican Republic

If you've been on Instagram lately, you've probably seen Dascha Polanco's gorgeous vacation pictures. The Dominican-American Orange Is the New Black actress journeyed back to her native country for a little rest, relaxation, and humanitarian work.

Beyond her enviable waterside snaps in a curve-hugging one-piece, Dascha has been working with The Dream Project and recently shared her plans to open a theater program in the Dominican Republic. "Giving is part of who I am," she wrote beneath a candid moment with children in a school, "To give back you need to want to do it... @thedreamprojectdr and I will be starting a theater program in #DominicanRepublic for kids to develop in reading, writing, creative arts and growth. #NoApprovalNeeded #FollowYourHeart #LoveMyPais." So awesome! Keep scrolling to see all of Dascha's pictures from her exciting trip, and then remember her awe-inspiring hairstyle from the OINTB premiere.