Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 1996
Fundação Bento Rubião
This description of Itamar Silva's work was prepared when Itamar Silva was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
Introduction
In hopes of providing youngsters in the slums with viable careers and greater self-esteem, Itamar Silva has created a new action plan through education tailored to their needs and in coordination with existing community-based initiatives.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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