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.
- Tracy WebsterTracy Webster is a graduate of Wesley High School. She has volunteered at Youth Enhancement Services (YES), which is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to empowering young women to lead independent, secure, and fulfilling lives through education, skills training, advocacy and outreach in Be...