Inclúyeme y Aprendamos Todos is a social project that generates internships for people with disabilities in universities spaces , where the intern is the assistant in academic, administrative and recreative areas that are available in the campus.
The program has the direct support from Centro Productivo Integral A.C , NGO where interns have classes and different activities in the mornings. In the afternoon they go to their internships in the universities. Otherwise, the project is part of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Queretaro campus´s Social Service; which generates academic support and awareness campaigns in the university.
Inclúyeme y Aprendamos Todos has a positive impact in the area of learning and coexistence among university students and practitioners of Centro Productivo Integral A.C through social and labor integration in a specific workplace.
Become the social and labor inclusion project in Mexican universities and be the advisor for enterprises that want to include people with disabilities in their work area.
I am Ecuadorean who is currently studying International Affairs at Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey in Querétaro, México. I am part of the High Academic Performance Program for Latin American. Thus, I have been doing social projects since 3 years ago. I started by being the vice president of the Committee for Social Action and Citizenship at ITESM. Nowadays, I am found my own social start-up, Inclúyeme y Aprendamos Todos, that is a social and labor inclusion project that create internships for people with disabilities. Before it, I was the General Coordinator of "Microempresa Vida Activa". It is a social microenterprise that promotes employment for adults with Down syndrome through the elaboration of amaranth products. The project won the Wal-Mart Women Empowerment competition in November 2014. Also, I represented "Microempresa Vida Activa" at Latin America Workshop held by Centro de Intercambio del Conocimiento (CIC) Viva Trust, which took place in November 2014 in San José, Costa Rica and MIT GSW 2014 in Guatemala.
Hence, I am part of the editorial group that promotes youth participation at national and international level through the magazine Fanzine. Moreover, I worked for a year and a half at AIESEC as the coordinator of social projects in the area of Incoming Exchanges of Global Community Development Program (IGCDP).
Francisca Castellanos, Founder
México (Santiago de Querétaro)