Thomas Reyes was born in Belize City, and has lived in Dangriga most of his life. This motivated young fellow entered the GOJoven Belize program at the age of 19. Thomas is a graduate of DelilleAcademy, and his academic interests include Business and Tourism. He is also a member of the Youth Advocacy Movement, and has done volunteer work with a youth radio talk show in Dangriga called “Big Chat, Doing the Right Thing.” Thomas is a role model for other young people in his community to pursue further education, and is dedicated to working to address such sexual and reproductive issues as teenage pregnancy and the sugar daddy syndrome.
- 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....