Ursula Carrascal - Peru
is a 27 young professional involved in social and cultural activities since she
is a lover of life and nature, so she
wants do everything needed to protect it.
As a journalist she writes and work giving information to people, especially young, and the basic tools to improve their lives and livelihoods.
, everyone has a white book, one that we need write with our actions.
wishes that hers book be full of positive moments that have helped to reduce poverty and the suffering not only of human also nature.
Living in a developing country, she
knows the meaning of discrimination, corruption, poverty.
has not been a poor person; she
has been in direct contact with the communities and facing the same problems because system.
Being and working with the society, its young people, its children and local leaders she
feel each day she
grows as human.
"To speak about poverty, we need touch it and to feel the hunger, those that fight in name of the problem and don't know which is its really face, they wouldn't get the cause of it", Ursula
The contact of Ursula
with different leaders around the world, has allowed she
can understand better her
knowledge about how to work in synergic and thinking globally but acting locally.
activism in environmental and human rights Ursula
has learned to relate the external contexts with the reality of our towns.
can't denied what important is be volunteer to value each moment we do for a project and cause.
We fight because love, because we are dreamers.
won the International Youth Ecology Prize in 2000, Ursula
needs do much more in environment.
, people now are destroying the last chance to keep in the Earth.
That is because she
is General Secretary of VIDA (a non profit environmental institution), and decided to enjoy IYPF
is creating her
own media association, is the coordinator of the cultural area of a Latin American news agency from Sweden and works as designer for a newsletter called Art & Culture.
Ursula has been the national coordinator of YES Peru, where now she is an adviser.
She also is the media coordinator of YES in Latin American.
Human capital is great, so she
rescues each potential energy given by it.
Networking, organizing, creating, innovating Ursula
for many years has motivated to many people in Peru and in other countries to put a bit piece of their work in the dream of the better planet.
The experience of Ursula
is big, but she
knows need learn more.
Being in different NGOs, international campaigns and projects across the country and abroad, she
feels that be part of IYPF is a good decision.
would like be your friend, share her
hopes and vision, so please don't be shy and be in contact with Ursula
will know from you and she
will tell you more about herself.
To say good bye, she
sends a big Ecology Kiss for you.