Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2013
This description of Darwin Figuera's work was prepared when Darwin Figuera was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2013.
Through education Darwin Figuera is promoting a sea change in the culture of road safety in Venezuela, where mortality rates from motor vehicle accidents are among the highest in the world. Darwin promotes a comprehensive and compulsory course on road safety taught throughout the formal education system that equips students to be multipliers of the information to parents, guardians and future generations.
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