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YOANA MONTERO IS THE FOUNDER AND CHAIRWOMAN OF “BEAUTY FOR HOPE”:

Born on the border between the Dominican Republic and Haiti, YOANA MONTERO knows the tragic circumstances of the two countries well.
With her single mother from the Dominican Republic, YOANA MONTERO first grew up in Haiti and then in the Dominican Republic. Apart from learning the different languages, she also got to know the tense relationship between the populations of these two countries.



YOANA MONTERO, who came to Germany aged 16, made it from a shy Dominican girl to a model in high demand and a successful businesswoman.

She knows how best to help the people and how to create sustainable solutions in the region.



Today, she is the owner and managing director of the modelling agency MONTERO MODELS in Cologne, herself working as a successful model who has won many awards (Miss Caribbean 2009)..