Posts in Category: Dominican Republic

Narcisa Bautista, the Legacy of a Woman Who Knocked Down Walls 

Narcisa Bautista, the legacy of a woman who knocked down walls by Riamny Méndez Narcisa Bautista recalls that in 1981 when she began working as a secretary at a produce export business in La Vega, Dominican... read more
 

Powered by Chocolate, Women Drive Community Change  

The smell of chocolate in the air is heady, even a bit distracting, as I sit down to talk with about 10 women who run Chocolala and Chocal, two factories in the northern Altamira region of Dominican Republic. 

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For Women, The Struggle to "Have It All" is Universal 

Margarita is special. But she is also representative of countless Dominican women who find great value in their roles as mother, wife, sister, daughter, but also want to grow professionally and have positive impact in their communities and in their country. The struggle to have both is very real, but a firecracker like Margarita won’t let that stand in her way.

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New Program Will Improve Quality and Export of High Value Fruits and Vegetables in the Dominican Republic 

19-Oct-2015 Categories: Dominican Republic
IESC will implement a new four-year program in the Dominican Republic to improve the quality and production of horticulture products for domestic and export markets. A produce market in the... read more