Catalino is a young indigenous leader who speaks Maya and Spanish. He has a certificate in Training and Accreditation of Interpreters of Indigenous Languages in the fields of justice enforcement and administration. He has participated in workshops for the strengthening of male and female leadership from a point of view of indigenous youth. Catalino is a natural leader who wishes to strengthen his knowledge through exchanges with other people. He is currently studying Alternative Tourism at the Universidad Intercultural Maya of Quintana Roo. In the future he sees himself developing a study on the feasibility of ecological tourism, and would like to raise funds towards this project. In the long term he sees himself implementing cultural projects with the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples. Catalino was 21 years old when he was selected as a GOJoven Fellow.
- Maria Manuela Garcia PúManuela Garcia Pú became a GOJoven Fellow at age 28. As a Mayan woman, Manuela worked within ASECSA’s advocacy program focusing on gender policy and advocacy, both at the national level and within the organization. Prior to coming to ASECSA, she trained young Mayan women who work as domestic servant...