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“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed….”

“To remain secure and prosperous themselves, wealthy nations must extend the kind of cooperation to the less fortunate members that will inspire hope, confidence and progress.”

– President Dwight D. Eisenhower

HELPING THE POOR FIGHT THEIR POVERTY

Paraguay For Martin Burt (Paraguay ’94) his work is a team effort with other Eisenhower Fellows. In 1985, he co-founded Fundacion Paraguaya with Guillermo Peroni (Paraguay ’70), to provide entrepreneurial skills to marginalized young people. Today, of eight Paraguayan Eisenhower Fellows, five of them—Burt and Peroni, along with Raul Gauto (Paraguay ’89) , Pascual Rubiani (‘99), and Yan Speranza (‘14)—work at Fundacion Paraguaya. “Eisenhower Fellowships helped us see beyond our own borders” in an effort to alleviate poverty. Fundacion Paraguaya is …

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