Edgar Anival de Leon was selected as a GOJoven Fellow when he was 19-years old. This Q’eqch’i’ Mayan leader has worked for Grupo de Jovenes Jesus to prevent teen pregnancy by encouraging abstinence and healthy sexual behavior. He has participated in the leadership training activities of a Mayan cultural association and has volunteered with the HIV prevention and anti-discrimination projects of the local Red Cross. He is a passionate advocate for HIV/AIDS prevention, and is eager to study sexual and reproductive health and share this information with other youth in his rural community.
- Hector CimaHector Cima was selected as a Fellow at age 29 while working in Felipe Carillo Puerto community health worker for Amigos de Sian Ka’an, the most important environmental NGO in Quintana Roo. With his Mayan language skills, trusted position in the community, and work at an environmental NGO, he has th...