August 30, 2013

A Kick Start Meeting for the Inclusion of Micro and Small Enterprises in the Sustainable Tourism Value Chain in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
A Kick Start Meeting for the Inclusion of Micro and Small Enterprises in the Sustainable Tourism Value Chain in Miches

The month of August has proven to be quite monumental for the BID/FOMIN project, the 36-month development project which will organically certify 300-500 agricultural producers and will establish 5-10 micro and small businesses (MSEs) to supply goods and services to Tropicalia and other anchor companies, as we officially kick off the project.

Topic: PRODUCTIVITY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

August 29, 2013

FT Scholarship Program – UISA receives new students

By: Fundación Tropicalia
FT Scholarship Program – UISA receives new students

Enthusiastically Fundación Tropicalia begins the third year of the Scholarship Program FT – UISA, with the arrival of three new students and a broader academic offering.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

August 28, 2013

“I’m a Girl, I'm Important” in La Gina

By: Fundación Tropicalia
“I’m a Girl, I'm Important” in La Gina

During the month of August, Fundación Tropicalia, with the support of Fundación Orange, hosted the last session of the “I’m a Girl, I Matter” summer camp for the girls of La Gina ages 10-15.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

August 27, 2013

Greenhouse in Miches: Agricultural Diversification

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Greenhouse in Miches: Agricultural Diversification

Nearly a year ago Fundación Tropicalia, USAID and REDDOM joined forces to execute an agricultural diversification and food security program aimed at benefitting three rice associations in Miches.

Topic: PRODUCTIVITY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

July 29, 2013

Copa Tropicalia 2013

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Copa Tropicalia 2013

On July 27th Fundación Tropicalia hosted its 4th annual baseball tournament for the local youth leagues of the Miches Community.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
COPA TROPICALIA

June 30, 2013

Fundación Tropicalia Investing in SMEs in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia Investing in SMEs in Miches

Fundación Tropicalia is proud to announce that they have signed with the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank (MIF-IDB) to support an ambitious project for the “Inclusion of Small and Micro Enterprises in the Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches” and strengthen the productive capacity of the local Miches economy.

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

June 30, 2013

PRyME at El Guaco

By: Fundación Tropicalia
PRyME at El Guaco

Part of the continuing efforts of Fundación Tropicalia’s School Renovation and Maintenance Program (PRyME) is to carry out small maintenance projects throughout the year to ensure that schools maintain environments conducive to learning.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
PRyME

June 29, 2013

Semana Cultural Artemiches 2013

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Semana Cultural Artemiches 2013

During the 25th to the 30th of June, Miches celebrated its 8th annual Semana Cultural Artemiches (Cultural Week Artemiches).

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
ARTEMICHES

June 28, 2013

Costa Esmeralda Workshop

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Costa Esmeralda Workshop

In efforts to create environmental awareness and good practices, Fundación Tropicalia hosted a workshop in observance of environmental norms for Tropicalia beach employees.

Topic: ENVIRONMENT
Tags:
BEACH RESCUE

April 30, 2013

Artemiches Transforms 64 Homes: “Una nueva cara para Miches”

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Artemiches Transforms 64 Homes: “Una nueva cara para Miches”

We’re most familiar with the cultural institution Artemiches as the host of Cultural Week, held every year in Miches towards the end of June, but it’s most recent initiative includes the transformation of 64 homes located alongside the town’s main entrance road.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
ARTEMICHES

April 29, 2013

First Harvest from the Agricultural Diversification Project

By: Fundación Tropicalia
First Harvest from the Agricultural Diversification Project

After the official inauguration of the greenhouse a few months back, funded by the USAID-FT Agricultural Diversification Project, we are proud to announce that the incomes of these farming associations have officially increased as they harvest their first round of peppers.

Topic: PRODUCTIVITY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

February 26, 2013

PRyME Celebrates Its 4th Anniversary

By: Fundación Tropicalia
PRyME Celebrates Its 4th Anniversary

This month Fundación Tropicalia celebrated the 4th anniversary of its School Renovation and Maintenance Program (PRyME) at the vocational School of the Armed Forces and National Police in Miches.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME

February 24, 2013

Cultural and Professional Exchange Day with FT Scholarship Students

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Cultural and Professional Exchange Day with FT Scholarship Students

The Fundación Tropicalia Scholarship Program is in full swing! This month the six awarded scholarship students and FT representatives, Sofia Perazzo, Executive Director, and Katherine Duran, Education Programs Manager, as well as Nancy Peralta, Head of Student Well-being at University ISA and FT Scholarship Student Counselor, organized the first Cultural and Professional Exchange Day for FT Scholarship Students

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA

February 23, 2013

Fundación Tropicalia and USAID/RED Inaugurate Two Greenhouses in Miches

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia and USAID/RED Inaugurate Two Greenhouses in Miches

This month Fundación Tropicalia, along with its partners USAID and REDDOM, officially inaugurated two greenhouses in Miches, marking a successful end to the agricultural diversification program that has taken place over the last six months.

Topic: PRODUCTIVITY
Tags:
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

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