Mani is in his third year studying Chemistry at La UADY. He currently teaches Folkloric Maya dance classes, chess, and tutors students at Proyecto Itzaes Ixil.
Saul is in his final year at the Instituto Tecnológico de Mérida studying Computer Science. He teaches computer classes for all ages at Proyecto Itzaes Ixil. He also helps the kids construct Lego robots that they can control through his cell phone.
Francisco began with PI when he was very young and has been a devoted asesor and role model for others in the community. He graduated from the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán with a degree in education and although he works full time he still works with PI on a weekly basis and leads summer courses.
"From the moment Proyecto Itzaes came into my life, everything changed. PI is a great foundation that is concerned on a daily basis with the future of children and youth from the different villages. Working with the children in Proyecto Itzaes is what really makes me happy..." Read more here.
Lucia is in her final semester to achieve her degree in Agro-Ecology at La UADY (the Autonomous University of Yucatan). She has been an asesore since she was eight and currently teaches Maya classes and traditional agriculture at Proyecto Itzaes in Ixil.