Evelyn Yessenia Texaj Pérez Evelyn Yessenia Texaj Pérez

Evelyn is originally from Chimaltenango and was selected as a GOJoven Fellow when she was 23 years old. She is a graduate of the Clerk’s Office and has received diplomas in collective communication and from the GOJoven fellowship program in 2017-2018. Evelyn has experience working in communities with children, adolescents and youth on the themes […]

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Celebrating the Spanish-language Launch of Hesperian’s New Training Guide “Health Actions for Women” Celebrating the Spanish-language Launch of Hesperian’s New Training Guide “Health Actions for Women”

On August 23rd, 2018, GOJoven International partnered with Hesperian Health Guides to co-host the Bay Area launch of the Spanish edition of “Health Actions for Women” (Guia Practica para promover la salud de las mujeres) at the PHI headquarters in Oakland, California. Developed and field-tested with dozens of organizations across Latin America, this resource is […]

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GoFundMe Campaign for GOJoven Fellow’s Memorial Service GoFundMe Campaign for GOJoven Fellow’s Memorial Service

We at GOJoven are sad to share the news of the death of our treasured alumni fellow, colleague, and friend Octaciano (Chano) Banegas Galeas. Chano passed away on June 30, 2018 in Texas, as he journeyed from Honduras in search of a better life for himself and his family. To learn more about Chano’s story, read […]

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ZonaSegura: GOJoven’s newest collaborative project to build safe spaces for adolescents in Honduras ZonaSegura: GOJoven’s newest collaborative project to build safe spaces for adolescents in Honduras

With support from the World Bank and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI), ZonaSegura is a trauma-informed youth-centered innovative mobile solution to address teen dating violence in Honduras. Led by YTH, in partnership with GOJoven Honduras and the Public Health Institute’s (PHI) GOJoven International Program, this project aims to prevent teen dating violence (TDV) through provision of prevention information, healthy relationship education, and […]

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GOJoven Fellows Lead Trainings for Radio Announcers in Mexico GOJoven Fellows Lead Trainings for Radio Announcers in Mexico

Radio has the power to disseminate information to even the remotest locales, making it an excellent medium for providing young people the information they need to understand and protect their sexual and reproductive health. Just this month, fellows of GOJoven, in partnership with nonprofit organization Inspira Cambio, offered comprehensive training to more than a dozen […]

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Women’s Rights Advocate speaks at the Public Health Institute Women’s Rights Advocate speaks at the Public Health Institute

Danessa Luna, the founder of Asociación Generando in Chimaltenango, Guatemala, shared her work on empowering and teaching adolescent girls to defend their human rights with the  Public Health Institute (PHI). Danessa’s NGO provides comprehensive services to women who have experienced or are at risk for sexual violence, including legal support, psychological and medical care, social support […]

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Forman a jóvenes en salud reproductiva, El Heraldo 08 Oct 2012 Forman a jóvenes en salud reproductiva, El Heraldo 08 Oct 2012

Lo que se pretende con el encuentro es formar a los jóvenes para convertirse en agentes multiplicadores del mensaje entre la población de 18 y 30 años. Al final de las capacitaciones reciben un fondo económico para que realicen sus propias jornadas formativas.  Leer más

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Dorita Lisbey Dorita Lisbey

Dorita Lisbey was born in Benque Viejo and became a GOJoven Belize Fellow when she was 29 years old.  While living in the U.S., this youth leader attained her CNA certificate and worked as a nursing assistant for four years while also volunteering with a girl’s dance troupe. She also has experience working as a […]

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