Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2007
Grupo Puyhuán
This description of Fermín Torrejón Salazar's work was prepared when Fermín Torrejón Salazar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2007.
Fermin Torrejon is taking advantage of a historical moment in Peru to recast citizens as active players in local economic and infrastructure planning. Fermin uses information technology to integrate community- and citizen-level activities with the government planning and funding processes where they currently separate. 
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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