Kylah Ciego is a proud young mother whose eyes have been opened to the sexual and reproductive health needs of her community. She graduated from St. John’sCollegeJunior College (SJCJC) with an Associate’s Degree in Humanities (Literature and History), and her further academic pursuits include the study of Social Work. Kylah has empowered young people through her volunteer work with the Community Rehabilitation Department and Youth for the Future. Being in the field of Social Work has greatly impacted her life because it gives her insight into the realities of the families within her community. With the Community Rehabilitation Department, she worked effectively with troubled and incarcerated youth. With Youth for the Future, she worked as a facilitator during the National Policy Consultations in 2011 and continued to work with them as a member of the Planning Committee for the National Youth Council. This caring, driven young woman’s goal is to work with other like-minded community leaders to improve the social state of Dangriga and ultimately all of Belize.
- Adriana VarillasAdriana Varillas was 28 when selected as a GOJoven Fellow and was a writer for the La Voz del Caribe newspaper, based in Cancun, with a circulation extending throughout the northern part of Quintana Roo. She specializes in writing about the environment, but also covers gender, human rights, politics...