24 Mainel Foundation Story Contest

The award, convened under the slogan “The world you want”, seeks to encourage creativity and solidarity among students between 11 and 18 years old (divided into three categories), encouraging them to write a story inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals.

The jury for the 24th Mainel Foundation Short Story Prize, made up of María Alcantud-Díaz, director of the Chair of Cooperation and Sustainable Development and Vice-Dean of Internationalization and Development Cooperation of the Faculty of Education of the University of Valencia; Antonio Egea Vivó, journalist and former Iberdrola delegate in the Valencian Community; Susanna Lliberós i Cubero, journalist and poet; Pedro Ortiz Simarro, journalist and former director of Las Provincias; and Cristina Celda, director of the Mainel Foundation, has announced the winning stories of this edition.

The jury has valued the stories not only for their literary quality, but also for the values of solidarity and justice that they reflect, and their reflection on the Sustainable Development Goals; with it, the wonderful story “The Language of Silence ” written by our student ANNA ALANDETE has won the Third Prize in the 2nd Category (14 to 16 years old).


We are tremendously proud of you, congratulations Anna!!


We leave you here his story so you can enjoy it.

the language of silence


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