Carmen is originally from Iztapa, Escuintla and was selected as a GOJoven Fellow when she was 22 years old. She is a teacher of Intercultural Infant Education and also studies at the University of San de Guatemala. She is in her 5th semester of studies in education. Carmen has experience as a teacher and works with girls, and young people on the subjects of self-esteem, leadership, human rights and civic participation. Carmen’s goal is to build a space for discussion with all girls about sexual rights as human rights, in order to eradicate sexual and intra-familial violence. Post-GOJoven fellowship, she is committed to replicating what she has learned and informing others in the community.
- Octaciano (Chano) Benegas GaleasOctaciano (Chano) was 22 years old when he became a GOJoven fellow. He was a very dedicated and creative young leader from the town of Tocoa on the Atlantic coast of Honduras. Chano’s educational background included Business Administration and Management and Social Development. He actively participa...