Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2001
PHYSIS-Centro de Crescimento Integral
This description of Edinéa Alcântara's work was prepared when Edinéa Alcântara was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2001.
Edinéa Alcântara is a civil engineer who helps low-income residents plan and build public works projects. While acquiring job skills, residents learn how to use local materials to improve both urban spaces and the environment in their community.
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