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

February 1, 2017

We celebrated the 8th edition of the PRyME celebration with the educational community

By: Fundación Tropicalia
We celebrated the 8th edition of the PRyME celebration with the educational community

On January 28, we hosted the annual celebration of our School Renovation and Maintenance Program (PRyME) with more than 300 guests from the Miches school community - teachers, principals, community members, etc. - Educational District 12-04, local authorities and the Ministry of Education (MINERD).

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

January 26, 2017

We signed a collaboration agreement with UNIBE

By: Fundación Tropicalia
We signed a collaboration agreement with UNIBE

Fundación Tropicalia and private university “Universidad Iberoamericana” (also known as UNIBE) signed an agreement to promote collaboration between the two institutions through programs aimed at contributing to the social development of Miches.

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT BEACH RESCUE AGENTS OF CHANGE SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

January 20, 2017

Fundación Tropicalia Honored by Global Tourism Agency

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia Honored by Global Tourism Agency

Fundación Tropicalia was honored by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) at the agency’s 13th UNTWO Awards ceremony held at the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid.

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

December 5, 2016

Prestigious institutions recognize our work in 2016

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Prestigious institutions recognize our work in 2016

In 2016, Fundación Tropicalia has been honored on four occasions by prestigious organizations, both for its global work and for its programs.

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
Tags:
FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

November 17, 2016

We continue to move forward with COOPROMI in 2016

By: Fundación Tropicalia
We continue to move forward with COOPROMI in 2016

2016 has been a year full of progress and positive news for COOPROMI (Cooperative of production, work and multiple services of Miches).

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

October 17, 2016

In-school programs for students in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
In-school programs for students in Miches

Each year, Fundación Tropicalia runs a supplementary activities program in Miches public schools to support students’ interests in and aptitude for the arts and critical and creative thinking.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

September 23, 2016

We continue to increase our rescue efforts of Miches coasts

By: Fundación Tropicalia
We continue to increase our rescue efforts of Miches coasts

Fundación Tropicalia has continued its support, awareness and conservation efforts of the coasts and beaches of Miches with multiple actions, as part of their work of its Environment area.

Topic: ENVIRONMENT
Tags:
BEACH RESCUE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

September 1, 2016

I’m a Girl, I’m Important (Soy niña, soy importante) draws to a close

By: Fundación Tropicalia
I’m a Girl, I’m Important (Soy niña, soy importante) draws to a close

During the months of July and August we celebrated the fourth edition of “Soy niña,
soy importante” (SNSI) or I’m a girl, I’m Important all-girls summer day camp. This year we were able to meet our goal yet again - 250 girls ages 9-12 from Miches had the summer of their lives!

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

August 12, 2016

¡Miches, sí!, a business program oriented to sustainable tourism

By: Fundación Tropicalia
¡Miches, sí!, a business program oriented to sustainable tourism

As part of our project 'Inclusion of the Micro and Small Enterprise into the Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches', we have developed ¡Miches, sí! (or “Miches, Yes!”): a business program focused on strengthening local business and supporting new ventures that cater to tourism and agricultural sustainability.

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

June 1, 2016

Empowering girls in Dominican Republic through annual "Soy niña, soy importante" summer camp

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Empowering girls in Dominican Republic through annual "Soy niña, soy importante" summer camp

Fundación Tropicalia launches its 2016 summer program for girls called “Soy Niña, Soy Importante” (SNSI: ‘I’m a Girl, I’m Important’) in the developing community of Miches. The camp provides a safe, educational and fun environment in an effort to teach at-risk 9-12 years old girls about healthy living and personal and career development.

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

May 19, 2016

'GLORIA', an Art Exhibition on Experiences Dominican Women Face

By: Fundación Tropicalia
'GLORIA', an Art Exhibition on Experiences Dominican Women Face

A portion of the proceeds received from art pieces sold will be used to support SNSI (“I’m a Girl, I’m Important”), a summer camp for girls living in vulnerable environments in Miches.

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

April 20, 2016

Eight years of driving sustainable development in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Eight years of driving sustainable development in Miches

Throughout our eight years of work in Miches, we have developed multiple projects around four key areas: the environment, socio-cultural advocacy, productivity and education. Here are a few infographics that show, for each area, the results and achievements of our work.

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
Tags:
ARTEMICHES FRIENDS OF EDUCA SUSTAINABLE TOURISM I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT COPA TROPICALIA SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES BEACH RESCUE SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA AGENTS OF CHANGE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME THINK ART JADOM FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

March 23, 2016

Easter: Costa Esmeralda prepares to welcome visitors

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Easter: Costa Esmeralda prepares to welcome visitors

Fundación Tropicalia, in coordination with local authorities, the Ministry of Environment, the Municipal District of El Cedro and Miches' Government, carried out the Costa Esmeralda Beach Rescue project, one of the programs developed within our area of Environment and whose mission is the maintenance and conservation of the beach, as well as promote compliance with environmental regulations.

Topic: ENVIRONMENT
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE TOURISM BEACH RESCUE

March 11, 2016

IDB/MIF Updates: First shipment of Miches' ginger to Merca Santo Domingo

By: Fundación Tropicalia
IDB/MIF Updates: First shipment of Miches' ginger to Merca Santo Domingo

Through our project 'Inclusion of Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) in the Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches', we support a group of thirty-two local producers involved in the cultivation of ginger in the municipality. After ten months of productive work, last week we sent our first shipment of ginger for commercialization in Santo Domingo’s Market.

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

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Eight years of driving sustainable development in Miches

Throughout our eight years of work in Miches, we have developed multiple projects around four key areas: the environment, socio-cultural advocacy, productivity and education. Here are a few infographics that show, for each area, the results and achievements of our work.

Raising funds for Girls' summer camp

During the months of July and August, Fundación Tropicalia will hold "I'm a Girl, I'm important", a summer camp aimed at girls aged 9-12 years, whose purpose is to promote a fun, safe and educational space, where they learn their rights and can exercise their role of being girls.

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