The greenery of the National Park Yasuní, in the Amazonian jungle, is his birthplace and the place where his people live, the Huaorani. There, surrounded by so much nature, Moi Enomenga seduced people from National Geographic.
Today he is the winner of the 2011 National Geographic Society Buffet. It is a recognition of the leadership in the conservation task.
Nationalgeographic.com highlights a newspaper article entitled “Environmentalists in Ecuador and Kenya winners of National Geographic Buffett for conservation leaders.” This article states that “the winner is a community leader of the Huaorani community in the Ecuadorian Amazon, which is working to preserve their cultural traditions and forest where his people live.”
National Geographic indicates that Moi Enomenga has dedicated his life to defend, through ecotourism, the cultural traditions of the Huaorani people and their local environment –in the Amazon forests in northeastern Ecuador. Enomenga received a boost of $ 25 000.