Elder Eduardo Ventura was selected as a GOJoven Fellow when he was at age 19 years-old. He has worked professionally as a high school teacher at his family’s private school in Rio Dulce and has taught classes on SRH in the hope of reducing the high rates of adolescent pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, school desertion and single motherhood in the region. He worked as an intern at a local radio station in Rio Dulce, where he created a sex education radio program geared toward youth.
- 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...