Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1996
Club Alianza Lima
This description of Sara Diestro's work was prepared when Sara Diestro was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
Sara Diestro is developing an imaginative and readily replicable program of support services for exceptionally disadvantaged and at-risk boys and adolescents in the poor zones of Lima. Building on their love of soccer and their enthusiasm for a major soccer club, the program offers its participants educational support and medical and nutritional services and enlists the loyal assistance of volunteers and public agencies in its endeavors.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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