Auro Lescher

Ashoka Fellow
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Fellow Since 2008
Projeto Quixote

Citation

This profile was prepared when Auro Lescher was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
In Brazil, as in many other countries in the developing world, the public has come to regard street children as an intractable problem for which there can be little remedy. By focusing on the children’s frequently overlooked psychological and emotional needs, Auro Lescher is helping children to escape the streets.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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