Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1998
This description of Wellington Nogueira Santos Júnior's work was prepared when Wellington Nogueira Santos Júnior was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
Wellington Nogueira created an organization devoted to bringing happiness into the lives of children in hospitals through the dramatic art of clowning. Through his program he strives to give this form of artistic expression a predominantly social character in an effort to humanize Brazilian hospitals.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person


Featured in Who Cares? documentary (2013)

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