Maria is part of a youth group who participates in different events and meetings on the rights of children and adolescents. They also organise meetings with municipal authorities to make their proposals known. Currently, Maria and her team, are working on a proposal to clean several spots in her community that are centers for garbage accumulation, install garbage containers and disseminate messages about caring for the environment. At the moment, the municipality is reviewing her project plan. Maria’s group spreads awareness through two radio stations. Maria also wants to create recreational spaces in her community for children and youth, to promote health-related activities.
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