August 31, 2020

Fundación Tropicalia and The Canadian Fund join forces for the social inclusion of Dominican girls and the fight against gender violence

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia and The Canadian Fund join forces for the social inclusion of Dominican girls and the fight against gender violence

Fundación Tropicalia, through its program ‘Soy niña, soy importante’ (‘I’m a Girl, I’m Important or SNSI); and the Embassy of Canada in the Dominican Republic, signed an agreement for the development of the project 'SNSI in a Box', aimed at strengthening female inclusion and empowerment, as well as reducing risks of gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
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I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

June 25, 2020

SNSI 2020: Soy niña, soy importante in a Box

By: Fundación Tropicalia
SNSI 2020: Soy niña, soy importante in a Box

We are extremely proud to present Soy niña, soy importante in a Box (SNSI in a Box), an initiative that brings the magic of the SNSI summer camp to the homes of each of our girls in Miches, El Seibo province of the Dominican Republic.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

April 15, 2020

SNSI News Regarding COVID-19

By: Fundación Tropicalia
SNSI News Regarding COVID-19

During these difficult times, as we face the challenges presented by COVID-19, we find ourselves taking additional steps to ensure the well-being of our girls and their families, volunteers, and staff. Given this unfortunate situation, we regret to inform you that our Soy niña, soy importante (I’m a girl, I’m important, or SNSI) summer camp has been postponed until we overcome this health emergency and have more clarity from authorities regarding the current school year, since our activities take place on school grounds.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
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I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

February 25, 2020

Communication: An essential component to the development of Miches

By: William Phelan
Communication: An essential component to the development of Miches

We just published our 50th edition of our Community Newsletter and it is amazing to look back and see how far we’ve come!

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA TROPICALIA

January 15, 2020

Harvesting Development in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Harvesting Development in Miches

This year we have seen many advances in our initiatives to boost the sustainable development of Miches. We have counted on the participation of community members, children, parents, and teachers, who have all come together to make the future we want a reality.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

August 8, 2019

Another Year Where Girls Know How Important They Are

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Another Year Where Girls Know How Important They Are

We have successfully completed another year of Soy niña, soy importante (I’m a Girl, I’m Important) summer camp, where 300 girls from Miches, ages 9 to 12, had the opportunity to share a week full of joy, games and lots of learning! One more year in which we strive to make sure these girls recognize how important they are for their families, their friends and, especially, for themselves.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
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I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

April 24, 2019

Fundación Tropicalia Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the Community of Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia Celebrates its 10th Anniversary with the Community of Miches

Fundación Tropicalia is celebrating its tenth anniversary in promoting the socioeconomic and environmental development of Miches, positioning this destination as a benchmark for sustainable tourism in the Dominican Republic and beyond.

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

April 15, 2019

How You Can Contribute To The Preservation Of Our Beaches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
How You Can Contribute To The Preservation Of Our Beaches

Holy Week (Semana Santa) is upon us once again, a time when many Dominicans and foreign tourists visit Miches to enjoy and discover the natural wonders that this beautiful municipality has to offer.

Topic: ENVIRONMENT
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM BEACH RESCUE

March 31, 2019

Teachers of Miches Participated in 512 Congress: "The Innovative Power of the Teacher" 2019

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Teachers of Miches Participated in 512 Congress: "The Innovative Power of the Teacher" 2019

This past weekend we supported 512 Congress: "The Innovative Power of the Teacher", where 11 individuals from Miches participated in the event, including educators, guidance counselors and coordinators for the educational centers of La Gina, TV Centro La Gina and La Culebra.

Topic: EDUCATION
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FRIENDS OF EDUCA

March 20, 2019

We Support the Cultural Creativity of Miches Displayed in its Carnival

By: Fundación Tropicalia
We Support the Cultural Creativity of Miches Displayed in its Carnival

As part of Fundacion Tropicalia’s ​​Sociocultural Advocacy program area, members of the foundation accompanied the community in its celebration of one of the most picturesque and colorful festivals, the traditional Carnival of Miches.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

March 8, 2019

Girls of Miches Will Be Future Leaders of the Dominican Republic

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Girls of Miches Will Be Future Leaders of the Dominican Republic

In celebration of International Women's Day, we are proud to present Priscila Peña and Yaysi Díaz, the two young women who will participate as representatives of the El Seibo province in the Future Leaders Summit of the Dominican Republic, organized by the Embassy of Canada.

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

March 5, 2019

Fundación Tropicalia Values International Collaboration to Expand Development Opportunities

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia Values International Collaboration to Expand Development Opportunities

At Fundación Tropicalia we are convinced there is extensive value in international collaboration to expand development opportunities for the communities we work with, and for this reason, we approached the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to request the assignment of one of their Japanese program volunteers to collaborate with us in Miches (JICA).

Topic: PRODUCTIVITY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

February 13, 2019

“Other Than Education and Culture, What Else Are you Offering?” The Story of Fundación Tropicalia’s 10 Years in Miches

By: Sofía Perazzo
“Other Than Education and Culture, What Else Are you Offering?” The Story of Fundación Tropicalia’s 10 Years in Miches

For the past 10 years, Fundación Tropicalia has been working in the community of Miches, Dominican Republic, supporting the environmental and socioeconomic development of the region, working alongside international organizations, the public and private sectors, academia and civil society organizations.

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES AGENTS OF CHANGE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE PRyME FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

February 11, 2019

Who says that girls don’t like science?

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Who says that girls don’t like science?

UNESCO statistics reveal that only 30% of women around the world choose higher education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Globally, female student enrollment is particularly low in with a mere 3% in data sciences and technology, 5% in natural sciences, mathematics and statistics, and 8% in engineering, manufacturing and construction.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT AGENTS OF CHANGE

June 15, 2018

Miches works for its cultural and environmental sustainability

By: Gustavo Román
Miches works for its cultural and environmental sustainability

This year's efforts to enhance the value of the unique beaches of the municipality of Miches have been an example of integration and empowerment.

Topic: ENVIRONMENT
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM BEACH RESCUE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

April 12, 2018

Creating opportunities with the scholarship program

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Creating opportunities with the scholarship program

Since 2011, Fundación Tropicalia and Universidad ISA (UISA) have shared the same vision, offering opportunities for young talents in the province of El Seibo to better themselves. This is how the scholarship program that fosters inclusion in higher education and cultural exchange is born.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

December 6, 2017

We fullfilled our project for supply chain inclusion in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
We fullfilled our project for supply chain inclusion in Miches

The project “Inclusion of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) in the Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches” has been implemented since 2013 by Fundación Tropicalia in partnership with the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB/MIF) with a global investment of almost a million dollars.

Topic: PRODUCTIVITY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

August 28, 2017

Motivational talks to promote leadership in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Motivational talks to promote leadership in Miches

This initiative, led by Fundación Tropicalia in partnership with the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB / MIF), seeks to empower local producers and entrepreneurs.

Topic: PRODUCTIVITY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

May 18, 2017

The Condition of Girls in the Dominican Republic

By: Fundación Tropicalia
The Condition of Girls in the Dominican Republic

Did you know the Dominican Republic is the 5th country in Latin America and the Caribbean with the highest teen pregnancy rate? And did you know 44% of teenage school dropouts are a result of early pregnancy? In 2016, more than 790,000 (37%) of Dominican girls were married before reaching the age of 18.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT AGENTS OF CHANGE

April 24, 2017

Meet our new Ambassadors Network in favor of girls

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Meet our new Ambassadors Network in favor of girls

Once again we come together to help the girls of Miches with the 2017 edition of “Soy niña, soy importante” (SNSI) or “I’m a Girl, I’m Important” summer camp, with the mission of offering at-risk girls 9 to 12 years old a fun, safe and educational experience.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

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