As we close out 2022, we want to thank everyone who has helped make this initiative possible! To all the friends, family, donors, sponsors, ambassadors, partners and colleagues, thank you! It takes a village and we could not have done this without you.
Grateful for another year alongside the girls of Miches!
Emotional Wellbeing, the Foundation for Overcoming Hardship!
At Soy niña, soy importante we carry out awareness campaigns that entice interest and amplify the reach of important messages. Such is the case of the photographic mural "Listen to me, I am the present", a project that gives a microphone to the girls who participate in our initiative so they can say strong and loud what it means to a girl for them.
A Story about the Transformational Power of Soy niña, soy importante
Soy niña, soy importante forms part of the Global Wellness Institute’s new digital film series, “In Pursuit of Wellness: The art & science of living well,” which explores the importance of wellness in every aspect of life, covering 17 inspirational stories of wellbeing from across the globe. One of the stories, “Taking Charge” features a Dominican girl living in a rural community whose image of herself transforms as a result of participating in Soy niña, soy importante.
Listen to me, I am the present: A cry from and for the girls of Dominican Republic
"Listen to me, I am the present" showcases the voices of young girls that have participated in our initiative and captures their declarations about what it means to be "them". The work of Soy niña, soy importante seeks to empower girls from an early age, encouraging them to reach for their dreams.
Summer Camp Returns to Miches
As of this Monday, July 25th, we’ll be reunited with our girls for the annual summer camp, Soy niña, soy importante, an initiative hosted by Fundación Tropicalia, where the girls of the Miches community learn to defend their rights, achieve their dreams and develop their abilities.
‘Yamila is Afraid’, a story that highlights the challenges Dominican girls face
A children's book by Yina Guerrero, illustrated by Yatxel Sánchez in collaboration with Fundación Tropicalia, depicting the image of the Dominican girl through the eyes of Yamila, a girl from Miches who is afraid of not fulfilling her dreams.
Ambassadors unite for Dominican children
The Soy niña, soy importante Ambassadors Network has been pivotal in advancing our cause. This year marks the fifth anniversary of our Ambassadors Network, which is made up of influencers that have powerful voices and platforms in the Dominican Republic.
10 Years Empowering Girls in Miches
This year Soy niña, soy importante turns ten and we are CELEBRATING everyone who makes this beautiful project possible; your ongoing dedication and passion has impacted more than 1,200 at-risk girls from Miches, a coastal town in the province of El Seibo, Dominican Republic.
Grupo Bentrani and Fundación Tropicalia Come Together To Promote the Empowerment of Dominican Girls
Grupo Bentrani hosts an event to encourage individuals to join efforts in supporting the integral development of the girls of Miches through the Soy niña, soy importante initiative of Fundación Tropicalia.
Cisneros Foundation begins repairing schools in Miches
The Fundación Cisneros rebuilds several primary schools in the town of Miches.
Adopem and Fundación Tropicalia sign agreement to push sustainable development in Miches
Fundación Tropicalia, Banco Adopem and Adopem NGO formalized an agreement in order to promote sustainable development in the town of Miches (province of El Seibo) and surrounding communities.