Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1987
Centro São Martinho
This description of Roberto dos Santos's work was prepared when Roberto dos Santos was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1987.
Roberto Jose dos Santos is a gentle fighter for millions of Brazilian children who must make their way on the streets. Some of these street children live there; many more must earn their daily livelihood there by selling peanuts, helping people park their cars, or engaging in other menial tasks.
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