Alphonse Jemonie

Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 1985

Citation

This profile was prepared when Alphonse Jemonie was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1985.
Introduction
Alphonso Jemonie has worked with hundreds of young rag pickers, giving them a place to assemble and a place to take classes to prepare them for employment. Having survived as an unskilled, unemployed youth himself, Alphonso wants to show the way for others.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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