Sofia Perazzo, Executive Director of Fundacion Tropicalia, sat with the Shared Value Initiative to discuss Tropicalia’s shared value strategies that integrate Miches and surrounding communities into the tourism sector via an inclusive business model.
Tropicalia’s Shared Value: Building a Sustainable Supply Chain
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.
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.
Tropicalia Shortlisted for Most Effective Domestic Community Investment Award
We are proud to announce that Tropicalia was shortlisted for the Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Awards in the category of “Most Effective Domestic Community Investment,” recognized specifically for our girls’ summer camp “Soy niña, soy importante”.
Copa Tropicalia V: Integration Through Sports
After five years coordinating the Copa Tropicalia baseball tournament, a strange feeling of satisfaction with what we have achieved is perceived. And this feeling invites a look back to think about our beginnings to such a wonderful journey.
Enthusiastic Progress for SME’s in the Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches
Representatives from IDB/MIF, as well as internal team members that oversee the execution of the project, paid Miches a visit to oversee the advances of our project, The Inclusion of Micro and Small Enterprises in the Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches.
Fundraising for “Soy Niña, Soy Importante” Summer Camp
Fundación Tropicalia, with the help of Friends of EDUCA and the Dominican Foundation, is holding a fundraiser to gather donations to help send 120 Miches girls to FT’s summer camp, Soy Niña, Soy Importante (SNSI).
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.
A New Face for Miches – FT and Artemiches Paint the Town
On March 29th, volunteers from the Miches community and from afar came together for the 4th edition of “New Face for Miches” (Nueva Cara para Miches) to paint the facades of homes that line the entrance to Miches.
Celebrating Dominican Culture through the Miches Carnaval
During the month of February every town in the Dominican Republic celebrates Carnaval, a local celebration commemorating the distinct cultures and traditions throughout the country. Each town hosts its own Carnaval parade, incorporating different local customs into costume designs, food, songs and dances.
Community Workshops Ramp Up an Inclusive Supply Chain for Sustainable Tourism
IDB/MIF Project Workshops
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.
Fundación Tropicalia and Miches School District Celebrate 6th Annual PRyME Party
A celebration for 6 years of continued successful work
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.
Costa Esmeralda Beach Rescue Program
Creating awareness of environmental protection initiatives
January marks the completion of the beach rescue activities at Costa Esmeralda, hosted by Tropicalia and FT. Initiated in June 2013 the project was created to raise awareness on recycling and beach maintenance in the area.
Miches diversifies its agricultural offer by creating greenhouses
REDDOM and Fundación Tropicalia have launched an innovative project that seeks to strengthen and diversify agriculture in the municipality of Miches, located in the province of El Seibo.
Integration and Sports at the Tropicalia Cup
"The Catcher" stadium is the pride of the community and the home to one of the town's most moving celebrations: Tropicalia Baseball Cup.