Ashoka Fellow
Ecuador
Fellow Since 1999
    This description of Nelsa Curbelo's work was prepared when Nelsa Curbelo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1999.
    Introduction
    Nelsa Curbelo, recognizing the importance of young people in creating a culture of peace in Ecuador, launched a program to help youngsters develop a "stop and think" attitude that makes them question and move away from violent means to solving problems.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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