Griselda María Martínez Padilla Griselda María Martínez Padilla

Griselda María Martínez Padilla is a Misquita activist who has experience working for the quasi-governmental National Human Rights Commission as an educator and promoter of human rights. Griselda has an Associate’s Degree in Social Work and has worked on human rights campaigns dedicated to helping people living with HIV/AIDS in some of the poorest regions […]

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Wendy Jamileth Bermúdez Brown Wendy Jamileth Bermúdez Brown

Wendy Jamileth Bermúdez Brown is a Misquita auxiliary nurse who has experience working in thePuertoLempiraHealthCenterand surrounding communities. She has worked on numerous sexual and reproductive health (SRH) campaigns in the area and has been able to achieve her goal of reaching even the most isolated communities. She has extensive experience working in HIV/AIDS prevention and […]

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Silvia Xiomara García Méndez Silvia Xiomara García Méndez

Silvia Xiomara García Méndez was 23 when she became a GOJoven Fellow. Xiomara has been a leader since she was 13 years old, participating in youth groups as a coordinator in the communities of Puerto Lempira and Olancho.  She has served as a volunteer in a joint program of the United Nations in cultural identity issues and also […]

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José Luis Cruz Nicolás José Luis Cruz Nicolás

José Luis Cruz Nicolás, a Misquito youth leader, is committed to working with local Misquito youth on the prevention of drug abuse and unwanted pregnancies. He has experience leading by example as a Spanish/Misquito bilingual youth volunteer at his church, where he shares his passion for life and positive energy with the youth in his […]

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German David Sandoval Orellana German David Sandoval Orellana

German David Sandoval Orellana, a Ladino teacher, received his bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 2008 from theFranciscoMorazánUniversity. His professional experience includes teaching English, math and computer classes at the Chino Tallon basic education center to youth aged 11 to 18. German dreams of a community that is free of drug addiction, with a high education […]

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Onorio Sánchez Mena Onorio Sánchez Mena

Onorio Sánchez Mena was 29 years old when he became a GOJoven Fellow. As a Taguaka community nurse, he has worked at a local health center providing HIV/STD testing and counseling to young indigenous women and as a community health worker addressing gender equity and adolescent pregnancy prevention. Onorio has experience volunteering at a Catholic […]

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