INJU Recognizes Young Entrepreneurs

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Under the Youth Month, the National Youth Institute (INJU), the Ministry of Social Development (MIDES), publicly honored Uruguayan youth work in different areas. The survey focused on the renamed a stretch of Avenida 18 de Julio during the day of August 22.

During the Month of Youth, from 6 August to 15 September, the develops several activities. Among these, on Wednesday August 22 developed an urban activity involving signage intervene Avenue July 18 on the stretch from Plaza Cagancha by some youths who were recognized for their performance in certain areas. INJU director, Matias Rodriguez, said that the activity sought affirmed for the country's youth, "you have to bet more on youth, hope for them both in the present and in the future," said the chief.


Carolina Moraes, resident of Montevideo, was one of the honorees. She develops a productive enterprise called Mariskaya intended to design portfolios with a Japanese technique. Last year Carolina presented their products at the fair Germina, which were subsequently exported to the German market.

Another tribute was a youth group Paysandú, graduates of of the UTU, of this department, which, with the help of a teacher, a technological tool designed for a wheelchair to move by recording the voice. With this project the group won third prize at the 61 th International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF, for its acronym in English), conducted in the United States in May 2012.

Also awarded to the group The Quijo, youth comprised Canelones who develop educational activities in schools including Willow, Toledo, Pando and Suarez in an honorary capacity.