Reporters Forest Project students receive visit from Miss Brazil Mayra Dias

19 September 2018 - Applicant to Miss Universe, journalist Amazon elected most beautiful woman in Brazil adopts the Amazon as a cause

Miss Brazil met young people who transform reality itself | Photo: Bruno Kelly

Newly sworn ambassador Amazonas Sustainable Foundation (FAS), Miss Brazil Be Emotion and Amazon Mayra Dias traveled on Monday (17) to Tumbira community (Iranduba-AM), a 74 km of Manaus, on Sustainable Development Reserve (Reserve) Rio Negro, to meet and interact with young people bordering served by Amazon NGO. The action is part of a series of agendas focused on sustainability adopted by Miss, Disputing in November the post of Miss Universe in Bangkok, in Thailand.

Mayra, born in Itacoatiara, It was received by 20 young community students, as well as the indigenous ethnic Kambeba, who came from the village Three States to meet her. The students were in costumes and traditional paintings, and present, Miss invited to join the project, that with support from the Amazon Fund / BNDES and Samsung, seeks to train young residents of Protected Areas (UC) to portray the reality through educommunication.

"I was honored to be invited. Journalism was a tool that gave me the experience and expertise necessary for me to have a greater ease as the voice and posture. This learning that they are having to educational communication will be essential so that they can tell their stories and show the Amazon to the world ", said Mayra.

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Students had the opportunity to experience a PR workshop with Mayra, which drew up questions about the life of Miss Amazon, his experience as a university student and professional journalism and dreams that Amazon has for the future. The manager of the Education and Health Program (PES) FAS, Anderson Mattos, points out that the visit of Miss delivery to Reporters Forest a new perspective.

"Listen to Miss Brazil is a unique opportunity that they will have this journey of reporters in their communities. Through this, may produce and disseminate all they heard and the process of storytelling with their own look of the communities where they live and study, so, only enhances ", points.

Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDSN), UN

Along with students, Mayra also participated in a workshop on the facilitation 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDSN) UN, commitments signed by 193 countries with targets for poverty eradication, improving education, health and other to 2030. During the action, Miss made sure to listen and discuss with students about dreams and ideals for a better life in the community.

"Dreams and ideas are part of transforming reality by starting now. Very nice to know that here they have been moving toward a sustainable future, and this is something we need to share to the world ", Mayra emphasized.

In groups, students presented ideas on the theme "How do we want the communities 2030?”, which formed the basis for the construction of a letter signed by 20 students. A estudante Odenilze Ramos, 19, participante do projeto Repórteres da Floresta, read and handed the document to Mayra, it must be delivered to global leaders in sustainability during the week the weather in New York, next week.

"We know that young people can build a prosperous future and the presence of Miss Brazil here shows that we can get very far", commented Odenilze.

At the end of the program, students accompanied Mayra Dias in planting a seedling of açaí, on the edge of Tumbira community, symbolizing all that was built over the workshop.