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
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SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA

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
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SCHOOL RENOVATION

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
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SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

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

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
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SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA 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
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SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME 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
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IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

January 23, 2016

PRyME Celebrates its 7th Anniversary

By: Fundación Tropicalia
PRyME Celebrates its 7th Anniversary

Over 150 people attended the 7th edition of the PRyME party hosted by Fundación Tropicalia in Miches.

Topic: EDUCATION
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PRyME

November 16, 2015

Fundación Tropicalia and University ISA Send Four more Students from Miches to College

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia and University ISA Send Four more Students from Miches to College

Earlier this fall we were so happy to welcome four more students to the Scholarship Program at Universidad ISA (Instituto Superior de Agricultura or UISA) in partnership with Fundación Tropicalia.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA

February 2, 2015

Extracurricular Programs with JADOM

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Extracurricular Programs with JADOM

Every year Fundación Tropicalia works with Junior Achievement Dominicana (JADOM) to bring financial literacy courses to high school students in Miches.

Topic: EDUCATION
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JADOM

January 30, 2015

7th Annual PRyME Anniversary Celebration

By: Fundación Tropicalia
7th Annual PRyME Anniversary Celebration

In January, Fundación Tropicalia celebrated the seventh annual party that honors the School Renovation and Maintenance Program (PRyME) recognizing their hard work and dedication.

Topic: EDUCATION
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SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME

January 12, 2015

Gustavo Roman: Leading by Example

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Gustavo Roman: Leading by Example

Gustavo A. Roman, our dear friend, team member and General Coordinator of Fundación Tropicalia is the proud recipient of the Cisneros scholarship for Georgetown University’s Global Competitiveness Leadership Program.

Topic: EDUCATION
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AGENTS OF CHANGE

October 1, 2014

Fundación Tropicalia and Universidad ISA provide three more scholarship opportunities

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia and Universidad ISA provide three more scholarship opportunities

After a comprehensive selection process three more Miches high school grads will be joining the ranks as an ISA/FT scholarship student.

Topic: EDUCATION
Tags:
SCHOLARSHIP FT-UISA

September 29, 2014

PRyME at the Lucas Guibbes Elementary School

By: Fundación Tropicalia
PRyME at the Lucas Guibbes Elementary School

This year Lucas Guibbes, an Elementary School located in Miches’ town center, participated in Fundación Tropicalia’s PRyME (School Renovation and Maintenance) program.

Topic: EDUCATION
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SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME

March 30, 2014

Recovering a Sports Court for La Gina

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Recovering a Sports Court for La Gina

As part of our School Renovation and Maintenance Program (PRyME), Fundación Tropicalia restored this sports court located in the TV Centro La Gina High School. Our work included painting, scrubbing and installing basketball hoops alongside volunteers from the local community.

Topic: EDUCATION
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SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME

January 21, 2014

Community Workshops Ramp Up an Inclusive Supply Chain for Sustainable Tourism

IDB/MIF Project Workshops

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Community Workshops Ramp Up an Inclusive Supply Chain for Sustainable Tourism

Fundación Tropicalia hosted its first workshops for beneficiaries of the IDB/MIF project for the Inclusion of Micro and Small Business in the Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches.

Topic: EDUCATION
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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM

January 20, 2014

Fundación Tropicalia and Miches School District Celebrate 6th Annual PRyME Party

A celebration for 6 years of continued successful work

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia and Miches School District Celebrate 6th Annual PRyME Party

Every January, Fundación Tropicalia hosts a party to celebrate the previous year’s accomplishments of the School Renovation and Maintenance Program (PRyME). Since 2008, FT has worked with the Miches School District and the Ministry of Education, to bring the PRyME program to 12 schools in the area.

Topic: EDUCATION
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SCHOOL RENOVATION PRyME

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
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I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

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
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PRyME

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PRyME Concludes Work on its 10th School

MICHES, Dominican Republic – By the end of last year, Fundación Tropicalia’s School Recovery and Maintenance Program (Programa Recuperación y Mantenimiento de Escuelas – PRyME) had benefited ten schools in terms of infrastructure improvement and maintenance thanks to the support of the communities who took ownership of their schools and worked to improve them.

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