Supporting social and cultural identity
The region’s rich and unique artistic and cultural heritage is fundamental to the destination's local identity, and thus an important pillar of our work. Fundación Tropicalia supports various social and cultural activities always in partnership with local government and community leaders.
We develop a combination of activities that promote the integral development of the inhabitants, gender equality, and physical and mental health, maintained by exercise, nutrition and good habits.
SOY NIÑA, SOY IMPORTANTE
Soy niña, soy importante is an initiative that supports at-risk girls with a simple mission: protect their childhood, guide them in making timely life choices, and educate them and their community regarding their rights.
What began as a summer camp in 2013, today Soy niña, soy importante also includes an at-home program and spearheads activism and awareness campaigns in Dominican Republic, with a geographic focus in the municipality of Miches in the El Seibo Province.
Fundación Tropicalia maximizes the natural and cultural heritage of the region by supporting various cultural activities in partnership with the local government and community leaders.
Initiatives supported include:
- The annual and historically significant “Carnaval” celebrations. Fundación Tropicalia supports cultural managers (such as the town hall, different carnival groups and schools) that contribute to the organization of Miches’ Carnaval and the festivities.
- Fiestas Patronales. Each year, Fundación Tropicalia sponsors Miches’ Patron Saint festivities with the objective of highlighting the musical characteristics and cultural presentations that highlight this important celebration.
Fundación Tropicalia publishes its bimonthly Community Newsletter which tells the story of its leading protagonists. In each edition, 2,000 copies are distributed across more than 60 distribution points in Miches.
The Community Newsletter serves an educational mission, following an editorial line that promotes sustainable development, environmental stewardship, health and disease awareness, local culture and traditions, and individual and civic responsibility for children and adults alike.
We have published more than 50 editions since 2011.
In addition to its institutional website, Fundación Tropicalia currently manages two microportals to communicate in detail its programs with greater scope:
snsi.fundaciontropicalia.com - Soy niña, soy importante Website, where more information is offered on how to get involved and support the cause.
mype.fundaciontropicalia.com - to inform about the most recent advances of the programs in Productivity.
Fundación Tropicalia publishes the latest news on its programs through Twitter, Instagram and Facebook along with its corporate profile on LinkedIn. Relevant publications are uploaded to Scribd and additional audiovisual resources can be found on YouTube and Flickr.