George Andrew Arthurs, commonly known as “Andrew,” was 23 years old when he became a GOJoven Belize Fellow. His calling lies in working with youth and contributing to the national response to HIV in Belize. He has served C-NET+, an NGO dedicated to improving the lives of PLHIV, as its Project Coordinator and Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, and he actively participates as a member of the National AIDS Commission/CCM Belmopan Committee. Andrew is a founding member of “Belize Youth Empowerment for Change” (BYEC) and serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors. Ultimately, he hopes to create a union of empowered and progressive youth in Belize.
- Lidia Esther Hoil PootLidia is a young indigenous leader who speaks Maya and Spanish, is deeply attached to her culture, and wishes to work for the betterment of women in her community. She has participated in trainings about youth leadership provided by the National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples....