Peru’s economy has been steadily growing over the last 5 years and things are getting better for more and more people. This is good news in particular for a country that had to overcome terrorism and severe economic hardship. However, while things are getting better, recent surveys show that young people, in particular in rural Peru, are not satisfied with democracy and the market economy. In response to this the Peruvian think tank Instituto Invertir launched LíderAcción, a leadership and entrepreneurship program for university students from rural Peru.
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