Istvan Aba-Horvath

Ashoka Fellow

Citation

This profile was prepared when Istvan Aba-Horvath was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Introduction
Istvan has designed a program for education reform and skill training that addresses discrimination against Roma people in Hungary. He has been remarkably successful in involving municipalities in decreasing school dropout rates among Roma, also known as Gypsy, children and in helping adults find jobs.
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