GOJoven collaborated with Asociación Tan’Uxil and Roberto Morales (2005 Guatemalan Fellow) to proved gender-based violence prevention and ASRH services to communities affected by tropical storm Agatha in Guatemala. The three month long project trained a total of 1,217 middle school aged adolescents on SRH and gender-based violence prevention in eight different education centers in the Department of Sololá. The project also provided gender-based violence prevention support groups to 52 men and 57 women. There were four men’s groups and four women’s groups that were conducted in four communities that each met five times; each group provided support to between six and fifteen participants.
- Carmita LemusCarmita Lemus was 27 when she became a GOJoven fellow. This dedicated leader started volunteering at age 15 with Youth for the Future and National Aids Commission. Carmita has worked with the Cornerstone Foundation as Program Manager, and as an Educator at Belize Family Life Association in their beh...