Christmas is here and with it comes a time filled with hope, joy and peace. It is a special time of closeness and sharing with friends and family to feed and strengthen the bonds of love and friendship. So these days, we must let ourselves be spread by the feeling of solidarity and understanding, forgiveness, affection and love, especially to those most in need.
The Christmas Hope
“I’m a Girl, I’m Important” of Summer 2015 a Success!
Fundación Tropicalia is extremely thrilled to report another successful summer of three sessions of the “I’m a Girl, I’m Important” summer camp.
What do the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals Mean for Business?
On August 2nd the United Nations’ 193 Member States agreed to an ambitious agenda comprised of 17 new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), or Global Goals, that will mark the development agenda through the year 2030.
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.
The value of being a girl
Friday August 7th we gave closure to the third annual summer camp "I’m a girl, I'm important" (SNSI), the fourth camp organized by Fundación Tropicalia. With the team of volunteers who have accompanied us during the three weeks of camp, we dispatched the last group of girls with games, laughter and tears of emotion throughout the experience.
Tropicalia’s 2014 Sustainability Report
This report provides an indepth look at our advances in 2014 of the programs and commitments underway at Tropicalia, all of which contribute to strengthening the sustainable tourism sector.
IDB / MIF Update: Miches Fruit Goes Commercial
Fundación Tropicalia has made great progress in the execution of the project “Inclusion of the Micro and Small Enterprise Sustainable Tourism Supply Chain in Miches” that it co-finances with the IDB / MIF.
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.
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.
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.
PRyME Celebrates its 3rd Anniversary
MICHES, Dominican Republic – This month, the Fundación Tropicalia celebrated the 3rd anniversary of its School Renovation and Maintenance Program (PRyME), where it honored many of the achievements acquired throughout its short existence.
Raising funds for Girls' summer camp
During the months of July and August, Fundación Tropicalia will hold "I'm a Girl, I'm important", a summer camp aimed at girls aged 9-12 years, whose purpose is to promote a fun, safe and educational space, where they learn their rights and can exercise their role of being girls.