Juan Gilberto Escobar Reyes was 19-years old when he was selected as a GOJoven Fellow. His professional experience includes working with Proyecto Payaso in HIV prevention and education, as well as with an association of people with disabilities using popular education techniques. He has been active in community mobilization and development, as well as local policy advocacy. Gilberto is a member of a local organization of traditional midwives of Quetzaltenango, where he supports the midwifery school in designing its curriculum and disseminating the organization’s materials on topics such as menstruation and breastfeeding. He is also a 2011 AGALI Fellow.
Posted in Guatemala 2009.