Cinthia is a volunteer and activity coordinator in a youth-run, youth-friendly resource space, “Kananataba". She organizes and coordinates activities for local youth including workshops, leadership outings and discussions. Cinthia is in charge of networking
with schools to bring information and resources to youth. She is also youth facilitator and counselor at Kananataba. Cinthia agraduated as a fellow from the Young Leadership Program in Sexual and Reproductive Health (GOjoven). She is is 23 years old and from
Quintana Roo, Mexico.
September 26, 2012 / Cinthia Sagrario Interian Varguez
A look at youth-friendly contraceptive and health services that are also culturally sensitive to different indiginous populations from the perpsective of a local community service volunteer in Mexico.
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