Jorge Ayala

Jorge Ayala

… was born in a rural village in Eastern Paraguay. He joined Fundacion Para La Tierra in 2011 as a forest guard after completing his forest guard training with Fundación Moisés Bertoni in Reserva Natural del Bosque Mbaracayu and later became Director of Environmental Education and Community Engagement. He completed a course in environmental education through Proyecto Ambiental and speaks Guarani (his native language), Spanish, and English. In 2016 Jorge traveled to Mexico for training in participatory environmental education with HUNAB, and he is currently spearheading PLT’s Eco-Leadership for Sustainable Development Program. He was awarded the Charles Southwick award for Conservation in 2019.