Geraldo Santos Marinho

Ashoka Fellow
Recife, Prince Edward Is, Brazil
Fellow Since 1987


This profile was prepared when Geraldo Santos Marinho was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1987.
The New Idea
To provide technical and legal assistance to poor communities which will (1) educate them about the potential effects upon their lives of development projects and (2) help them secure basic necessities such as housing, sanitation systems, etc. for themselves without depending upon limited, often flawed, government programs
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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