Vida Milenaria Background
“Vida Milenaria” means “ancient life” referring to the fact that sea turtles have existed for millions of years. Vida Milenaria AC is the nonprofit organization which TTPP supports in Tecolutla, Veracruz, Mexico. It was founded by Fernando Manzano, who has made a tremendous, positive impact on his community and on the population of critically endangered Kemp’s ridleys. Below are the many ways that Vida Milenaria has an impact:
Fernando has had such a postive impact on the Tecolutla community that he is affectionately known as Papa Tortuga. His story is inspiring as much as it is heartwarming.