December 17, 2020

SNSI Participates in the Initiative: Baby, Think About It Well

By: Fundación Tropicalia
SNSI Participates in the Initiative: Baby, Think About It Well

PROSOLI (Progressing in Solidarity), in collaboration with Fundación Tropicalia’s Soy niña, soy importante (SNSI), implemented “Baby, think about it well,” a socio-educational program to prevent teen pregnancy, with the participation of 63 girls from Miches.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

November 2, 2020

FT y el trabajo en Costa Esmeralda

By: Gustavo Román
FT y el trabajo en Costa Esmeralda

La puesta en valor turístico de recursos naturales requiere que se mantenga un delicado equilibrio entre lo económico y lo ambiental. Y quizás no hay muestra más representativa de este fenómeno que las paradisíacas playas de la República Dominicana y su modelo de desarrollo turístico.

Topic: ENVIRONMENT
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BEACH RESCUE

October 12, 2020

Alimentando el poder de nuestras niñas en tiempos desafiantes

By: Listín Diario
Alimentando el poder de nuestras niñas en tiempos desafiantes

Con el objetivo de reconocer sus derechos y los desafíos a los que se enfrentan, cada 11 de octubre se conmemora en todo el mundo el Día Internacional de La Niña, designado por la Organización de las Naciones Unidas. Un día en el que somos llamados a promover el empoderamiento de las más jóvenes y exigir un mundo igualitario para todas ellas.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

August 31, 2020

Fundación Tropicalia and The Canadian Fund join forces for the social inclusion of Dominican girls and the fight against gender violence

By: Fundación Tropicalia
Fundación Tropicalia and The Canadian Fund join forces for the social inclusion of Dominican girls and the fight against gender violence

Fundación Tropicalia, through its program ‘Soy niña, soy importante’ (‘I’m a Girl, I’m Important or SNSI); and the Embassy of Canada in the Dominican Republic, signed an agreement for the development of the project 'SNSI in a Box', aimed at strengthening female inclusion and empowerment, as well as reducing risks of gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
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I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA

June 25, 2020

SNSI 2020: Soy niña, soy importante in a Box

By: Fundación Tropicalia
SNSI 2020: Soy niña, soy importante in a Box

We are extremely proud to present Soy niña, soy importante in a Box (SNSI in a Box), an initiative that brings the magic of the SNSI summer camp to the homes of each of our girls in Miches, El Seibo province of the Dominican Republic.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

April 15, 2020

SNSI News Regarding COVID-19

By: Fundación Tropicalia
SNSI News Regarding COVID-19

During these difficult times, as we face the challenges presented by COVID-19, we find ourselves taking additional steps to ensure the well-being of our girls and their families, volunteers, and staff. Given this unfortunate situation, we regret to inform you that our Soy niña, soy importante (I’m a girl, I’m important, or SNSI) summer camp has been postponed until we overcome this health emergency and have more clarity from authorities regarding the current school year, since our activities take place on school grounds.

Topic: SOCIO-CULTURAL ADVOCACY
Tags:
I'M A GIRL, I'M IMPORTANT

February 25, 2020

Communication: An essential component to the development of Miches

By: William Phelan
Communication: An essential component to the development of Miches

We just published our 50th edition of our Community Newsletter and it is amazing to look back and see how far we’ve come!

Topic: FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA
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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AGENTS OF CHANGE FUNDACIÓN TROPICALIA TROPICALIA

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

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