Regina Helena de Oliveira Pedroso
Fellow Since 1989
Ashoka commemorates and celebrates the life and work of this deceased Ashoka Fellow.
This description of Regina Helena de Oliveira Pedroso's work was prepared when Regina Helena de Oliveira Pedroso was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1989.
Regina Pedroso has successfully developed and demonstrated an innovative, decentralized, locally funded, large scale program to educate and train poor children. Now she is setting out to share her approach with more than 4,000 municipalities throughout Brazil. She is also organizing an alliance of those concerned with children to champion their interests.
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