Pedro Pablo Ramos Sastoque

Ashoka Fellow
Bogotá, Colombia
Fellow Since 2004
Fundación para la Cultura y la Paz Social - IMAGO

Citation

This profile was prepared when Pedro Pablo Ramos Sastoque was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
Introduction
In Bogotá, Colombia, idle teenage refugees, torn from their homes in the provinces and transported to the poorest city slums, are joining violent street gangs. Pedro Pablo Ramos has created a successful education program, using people from the local community as teachers, to keep teens off the streets and out of gangs.
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