Isa Mundo Foundation's Director and Founder, Paul Lorilla was recently presented the Cathy Bélanger Award from the Deputy Minister of the Department of Canadian Heritage. This award honours a person who has made an exceptional contribution to his community as well as the as the Canadian Heritage workplace.
The statement from Canadian Heritage summarized that:
"Paul exemplifies the best of public service ideals and values. His commitment to excellence is reflected not only in his work with Canadian Heritage but also in his work with Isa Mundo, a private foundation that he started to ensure that healthy and sustainable communities could be achieved in all corners of the world. Paul works tirelessly to ensure that the poorest communities in the world see prosperity by bringing together people and resources in a way that maximizes impact. We have seen that same energy and dedication applied to his work with Aboriginal communities in Canada. In his work at Canadian Heritage, he invests significant time and energy mentoring and coaching other staff. As founder of Isa Mundo, Paul demonstrates great leadership in leading positive change."