Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2008
C.A.R.E (Center of Assistance and Special Rehabilitation)
This description of María Pilar Ferro's work was prepared when María Pilar Ferro was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Pilar Ferro is improving the quality of life and social integration of marginalized communities such as the elderly and disabled people by enabling them to access new technology at reasonable prices. The Center for Special Assistance and Rehabilitation (CARE) works with the government, universities, engineers, health professionals and educators to develop and disseminate new technologies.
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