Sofia Gruss – YLAI Impact Story

Sofia Gruss is the Co-Founder and Director of Cápita, a local manufacturer of high end boots and shoes in Uruguay.

During her time in Charlottesville, she worked with OESH Shoes to share marketing and manufacturing experience. Special thanks to The Scout Guide-Charlottesville and Beecroft & Bull for sharing time […]

Juan Luis Laínez – YLAI Impact Story

Juan Luis Laínez is the Founder of Voy Por Honduras, an organization that connects young medical professionals with opportunities to volunteer in underserved communities in Honduras. Watch his YLAI story, in partnership with Fellowship host, Building Goodness Foundation.

Click here for more information on the YLAI program: http://presidentialprecinct.org/ylai/

Liziane Silva – YLAI Impact Story

Liziane Silva is the Founder of Ink in São Paulo, Brazil. Through Ink, she invests in the talents of social businesses all across Brazil with the hopes of creating stronger communities. Hear about her time in Charlottesville with YLAI at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence.

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Alpha Sennon – YLAI Impact Story

Alpha Sennon is the Founder of Whyfarm in Trinidad and Tobago. During YLAI, he worked at The PB&J Fund in partnership with Local Food Hub and City Schoolyard Garden to promote food safety, nutrition, and agricultural investment among youth.

Click here for more information on the YLAI program: http://presidentialprecinct.org/ylai/

Mazal Blanco – YLAI Impact Story

Mazal Blanco is the Founder of Mazal Eco Design S.A.S. in Colombia. Mazal Eco Design produces and promotes jewelry made out of organic and recycled materials.

Click here for more information on the YLAI program: http://presidentialprecinct.org/ylai/

Felipe Neves – YLAI Impact Story

Felipe Neves is the Founder of Projeto Constituicao na Escola “Constitutional Law in Schools Project” in Brazil. The Constitutional Law in Schools Project teaches public school students in Sao Paolo about constitutional issues and current anti-corruption regulations.

Click here for more information on the YLAI program: http://presidentialprecinct.org/ylai/

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Saily Gonzalez Velazquez – YLAI Impact Story

Saily Gonzalez Velazquez is the Founder and Manager of Amarillo Inn in Santa Clara, Cuba free ms project alternative. Amarillo Inn is a modern bed and breakfast offering a customized guest experience.

Celia Ramírez – YLAI Impact Story

Celia is the Founder of Keo Coco in El Salvador. Keo Coco produces and distributes bottled coconut water with pulp.

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Francisco Levi – YLAI Impact Story

Francisco is the Founder of Luya Coffee Company in Peru. Luya Coffee Company produces high quality organic coffee, educates tourists about the coffee making process, and brings opportunities and technical knowledge to the local community.

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Heidi Castillo – YLAI Impact Story

Heidi Castillo is the Founder of Grandma B’s in Belize. Grandma B’s is dedicated to providing the best in Belizean sweets, candy, and desserts.

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