Walter Santos is the founder and frequent volunteer of BADCATS (Belize Adventure Culture and Technology). Walter has worked to improve the lives of at risk youth by teaching them survival skills through outdoor leadership training. He has worked extensively with youth to help them stop using drugs through setting up job placement and career counseling programs, and has experience educating young people on issues of environmental consciousness through his caving expeditions and in his training as a Divemaster. Through his studies as paramedic, Walter has also worked with US doctors providing medical care in rural Belizean villages. Walter is recognized and respected by youth as a role model committed to developing their leadership.
- Erick Gabriel Chox LópezErick Gabriel Chox López was 27-years old when he became a GOJoven Fellow. His professional experience includes coordinating an HIV project at the Association for Youth and Cultural Development of Cantel, Quetzaltenango. Erick began his work in youth development in 1998 with the creation of a youth...