November 20, 2023

Every Day is Girl’s Day!

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Every Day is Girl’s Day!

In commemoration of International Day of the Girl, we organized a film forum featuring the movie Ramona at the Miches City Hall to talk about children's rights. Students from the Padre Daniel High School, local authorities, colleagues from the National Council for Children and Adolescents (CONANI), and presidents of the neighborhood councils attended the forum.

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

September 15, 2023

300 Girls Delighted To Attend Our Summer Camp

By: Fundación Tropicalia
300 Girls Delighted To Attend Our Summer Camp

The 2023 edition of the Soy niña, soy importante summer camp successfully culminated with the participation of 300 girls from Miches, who for three weeks enjoyed recreational activities with transformational messages that invited them to trust, empower and explore their inner self.

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

July 3, 2023

The three most awaited weeks of the year are about to begin in Miches!

By: Fundación Tropicalia
The three most awaited weeks of the year are about to begin in Miches!

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.

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

June 27, 2023

Grupo Bentrani and Fundación Tropicalia Work Together for the Future of Dominican girls

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

June 26, 2023

Fundación Tropicalia Grants Scholarships to Students from Miches to Attend ISA University

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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).

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA

May 15, 2023

We continue to stay focused on the well-being of our girls!

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

April 26, 2023

Fundación Tropicalia's initiative, Soy niña, soy importante, reinforces its purpose of activism through a meeting with its Network of Ambassadors

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

March 28, 2023

Fifteen schools in Miches overcame damages caused by Hurricane Fiona thanks to Fundación Tropicalia's School Fund

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOOL RENOVATION

February 22, 2023

2023: Another 365 days dedicated to the girls of Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

December 16, 2022

Grateful for another year alongside the girls of Miches!

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

November 9, 2022

Emotional Wellbeing, the Foundation for Overcoming Hardship!

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

November 8, 2022

A Story about the Transformational Power of Soy niña, soy importante

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

November 1, 2022

Listen to me, I am the present: A cry from and for the girls of Dominican Republic

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

July 26, 2022

Summer Camp Returns to Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

June 27, 2022

‘Yamila is Afraid’, a story that highlights the challenges Dominican girls face

By: Fundación Tropicalia
‘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.

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

June 8, 2022

Ambassadors unite for Dominican children

By: Fundación Tropicalia
 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.

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

April 30, 2022

10 Years Empowering Girls in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

April 19, 2022

Grupo Bentrani and Fundación Tropicalia Come Together To Promote the Empowerment of Dominican Girls

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

September 28, 2021

Fundación Tropicalia and UNFPA sign agreement to protect children of Miches

By: 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.

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

August 24, 2021

Soy niña, soy importante Returns to the Homes of the Girls of Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
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.

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

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