Maria Xavier

Ashoka Fellow
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Fellow Since 2008
Associação dos Movimentos de Moradia da Região Sudeste

Citation

This profile was prepared when Maria Xavier was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Introduction
As a pioneer in the field of urban housing reform, Maria das Gracas “Graca” Xavier is mobilizing historically excluded groups to take charge of their housing needs, and in turn, advance their legal and political interests.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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