Fanny Martinez Fanny Martinez

Fanny Martinez was selected as a GOJoven Fellow at age 23. As a Community Nurse’s Aide at the Bella Vista Health Center, Fanny visited clients and prepared and implemented projects for youth groups in Bella Vista and surrounding villages. Given the high prevalence of HIV and other sexually-transmitted infections in the area, she has prioritized prevention […]

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Pedro Witz Pedro Witz

Pedro Witz was 19 years old when he became a GOJoven Fellow fromPunta Gorda,Belize. Pedro has worked at Earth Watch Institute and the Social Investment Fund, volunteered with the Belize Women’s Department and Toledo Mayan Woman’s Council, and has experience running programs for children and youth in theAdventistReformChurch. He has also worked with the Toledo Cacao […]

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Saira Gutierrez Saira Gutierrez

Saira Gutierrez became a GOJoven Fellow at age 24 when she worked as a teacher and vice principal at a primary school in Bella Vista, a poor English-speaking village created to house Central American immigrants working on the banana plantations. Under Saira’s direction, school staff provided workshops on sexual and reproductive health to students for the […]

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Sharon Tillett Lucas Sharon Tillett Lucas

Sharon Tillett Lucas became a GOJoven Fellow at age 24.  She has taught at the St. Peter Cleaver Roman Catholic Primary School in Punta Gorda and has worked as a volunteer with the AIDS Task Force of the Ministry of Health. Sharon is dedicated to young people and is able to have a direct impact on children […]

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