Candelaria was working as a Women’s Projects Advisor through the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples (CDI)’s POPMI program when she became a Fellow. She speaks Spanish and Maya and is well known for the support she offers people. This young indigenous leader fights to defend the rights of indigenous women and for those most in need. Her short-term goal is to work with 8 groups of 10 members each, in different communities, strengthening their organizational development to become successful leaders through productive projects by creating workshops and training sessions in different topics. In the long term she wants to create a center for women and young people in the Tulum and Lazaro Cárdenas municipalities. Candy was 21 years old when she was selected as a GOJoven Fellow.
- Lourdes Nohemy Enamorado RamirezLourdes Nohemy Enamorado Ramirez has served as the director of the Environmental Unit of the Municipality of Santa Bárbara and has worked as a volunteer for an organization called ANEDH (Asociación Nacional de Exbecarios para el Desarrollo de Honduras) to provide environmental education camps. In t...