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BOP Cares – COVID-19 and the Community

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During our travels, we meet a wide range of people from all walks of life. Often there are options to visit local communities to see how they live, which is often to a much simpler standard than our own. Many of these communities rely solely on tourism to support their families. When there are no…

BOP Cares – Helping the Punta Cana Community During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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BOP Cares is a foundation based in Holland which is dedicated to helping the most vulnerable communities in the Punta Cana area. These communities often need regular support for basic necessities such as food, clothing, medication, and more. Under ‘normal’ circumstances, these families are struggling to survive, and they certainly aren’t equipped to deal with…

Nicolina Gil, girl boss in Punta Cana

Girl boss Nicolina Gil of Tripsy Gypsy. featured on Best of Punta Cana in BOP Faces. Interview humans of Punta Cana. Girl with dog in atelier on chair

In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition, Nicolina Gil. As a designer for her brand Tripsy Gypsy she designs womenswear, and jewelry. She is also one of the owners of the Mandala Bavaro Learning Community where she created a place…

Dujaric: “It is about training their mind for the future”

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In BOP faces we talk to local legends: the people of Punta Cana that make this place so special. In this edition: Dujaric. Also known as Maestro Dujaric. The boxing teacher that inspires young kids to stay off the street and use their talents for other means in his boxing school, Boxeo Punta Cana. Early…