Every participant of Soy niña, soy importante embarks on a journey of self-recognition and self-worth, developing the confidence to know that she is capable of achieving her most cherished dreams. We remain faithful to the commitment we made 10 years ago to protect each girl’s childhood, guiding them in making timely life choices, and educating them and their community regarding their rights.
The three most awaited weeks of the year are about to begin in Miches!
Grupo Bentrani and Fundación Tropicalia Work Together for the Future of Dominican girls
Grupo Bentrani and Fundación Tropicalia have joined forces in a fundraising event in support of the initiative "Soy niña, soy importante", with the objective of promoting the integral development of girls in Miches, El Seibo province.
Fundación Tropicalia Grants Scholarships to Students from Miches to Attend ISA University
Contributing to the professionalization of the tourism sector is essential to ensuring the integral development of Miches, which harbors an invaluable natural resource: talented young people. At Fundación Tropicalia we remain committed to supporting the sustainable development of Miches as evidenced through our scholarship program created in 2011 in partnership with ISA University (UISA).
We continue to stay focused on the well-being of our girls!
In the month of March we celebrated International Women's Day, a date aimed at highlighting the value of women, uniting activists around the world, celebrating achievements and taking action to help improve and protect the rights of women and girls.
Fundación Tropicalia's initiative, Soy niña, soy importante, reinforces its purpose of activism through a meeting with its Network of Ambassadors
The Network of Ambassadors for Soy niña, soy importante, is composed of 18 influential figures in the country, giving voice, visibility and social awareness about the condition of Dominican girls and women.
Fifteen schools in Miches overcame damages caused by Hurricane Fiona thanks to Fundación Tropicalia's School Fund
The School Fund was created in collaboration with Tropicalia and Fundación Tropicalia partners to purchase school supplies, as well as to help repair the infrastructure needed to provide education to more than 2,000 Miches students by 125 teachers from School District 12-04.
2023: Another 365 days dedicated to the girls of Miches
At Soy niña, soy importante we welcome another year full of opportunities to continue to positively impact the girls and teens of Miches. 2022 marked our 10 year anniversary alongside our girls, and it has renewed our commitment to continue our efforts to protect their childhood and defend their rights.
Grateful for another year alongside the girls of Miches!
As we close out 2022, we want to thank everyone who has helped make this initiative possible! To all the friends, family, donors, sponsors, ambassadors, partners and colleagues, thank you! It takes a village and we could not have done this without you.
Emotional Wellbeing, the Foundation for Overcoming Hardship!
At Soy niña, soy importante we carry out awareness campaigns that entice interest and amplify the reach of important messages. Such is the case of the photographic mural "Listen to me, I am the present", a project that gives a microphone to the girls who participate in our initiative so they can say strong and loud what it means to a girl for them.
A Story about the Transformational Power of Soy niña, soy importante
Soy niña, soy importante forms part of the Global Wellness Institute’s new digital film series, “In Pursuit of Wellness: The art & science of living well,” which explores the importance of wellness in every aspect of life, covering 17 inspirational stories of wellbeing from across the globe. One of the stories, “Taking Charge” features a Dominican girl living in a rural community whose image of herself transforms as a result of participating in Soy niña, soy importante.
Listen to me, I am the present: A cry from and for the girls of Dominican Republic
"Listen to me, I am the present" showcases the voices of young girls that have participated in our initiative and captures their declarations about what it means to be "them". The work of Soy niña, soy importante seeks to empower girls from an early age, encouraging them to reach for their dreams.
Summer Camp Returns to Miches
As of this Monday, July 25th, we’ll be reunited with our girls for the annual summer camp, Soy niña, soy importante, an initiative hosted by Fundación Tropicalia, where the girls of the Miches community learn to defend their rights, achieve their dreams and develop their abilities.
‘Yamila is Afraid’, a story that highlights the challenges Dominican girls face
A children's book by Yina Guerrero, illustrated by Yatxel Sánchez in collaboration with Fundación Tropicalia, depicting the image of the Dominican girl through the eyes of Yamila, a girl from Miches who is afraid of not fulfilling her dreams.
Ambassadors unite for Dominican children
The Soy niña, soy importante Ambassadors Network has been pivotal in advancing our cause. This year marks the fifth anniversary of our Ambassadors Network, which is made up of influencers that have powerful voices and platforms in the Dominican Republic.
10 Years Empowering Girls in Miches
This year Soy niña, soy importante turns ten and we are CELEBRATING everyone who makes this beautiful project possible; your ongoing dedication and passion has impacted more than 1,200 at-risk girls from Miches, a coastal town in the province of El Seibo, Dominican Republic.
Grupo Bentrani and Fundación Tropicalia Come Together To Promote the Empowerment of Dominican Girls
Grupo Bentrani hosts an event to encourage individuals to join efforts in supporting the integral development of the girls of Miches through the Soy niña, soy importante initiative of Fundación Tropicalia.
Fundación Tropicalia and UNFPA sign agreement to protect children of Miches
Promoting female empowerment and accompanying girls and adolescents in the construction of a life project are initiatives close to Fundación Tropicalia, which now joins the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the creation of a Girls Club “Fabricando Sueños" (Making Dreams), an initiative developed for the communities of the municipality of Miches, El Seibo province.
Soy niña, soy importante Returns to the Homes of the Girls of Miches
Soy niña, soy importante, an initiative led by Fundación Tropicalia, accompanies the girls of Miches with the purpose of protecting their childhood, guiding them in making timely life choices, and educating them and their community regarding their rights. This edition of SNSI in a Box has a STEAM educational approach, where each box delivered includes activities for the girls to develop their scientific and artistic skills.
SNSI Participates in the Initiative: Baby, Think About It Well
PROSOLI (Progressing in Solidarity), in collaboration with Fundación Tropicalia’s Soy niña, soy importante (SNSI), implemented “Baby, think about it well,” a socio-educational program to prevent teen pregnancy, with the participation of 63 girls from Miches.
FT y el trabajo en Costa Esmeralda
La puesta en valor turístico de recursos naturales requiere que se mantenga un delicado equilibrio entre lo económico y lo ambiental. Y quizás no hay muestra más representativa de este fenómeno que las paradisíacas playas de la República Dominicana y su modelo de desarrollo turístico.
The Fundación Cisneros rebuilds several primary schools in the town of Miches.
The fifth edition of the Tropicalia Baseball Cup was successfully held in Miches involving three teams and 60 players.