That first event organised by Camilo Guanes, Rodrigo Weiberlen. Fidu Gonzalez and Bruno Defelippe shared stories about projects, politics and people doing something good to build a better country; succinctly, a storytelling platform that inspires action. But, they had their work cut out for them given that Paraguay barely had any such projects to celebrate. After collaborating on Asunción’s first TED event in 2011 and receiving positive feedback, they realised a local element was missing and that Koga needed to pull out the stops and create an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Paraguay; the answer was Gramo.
“I’ll never forget the feeling I had after coming out of the theatre after one of Gramo’s first events. It was something like ‘How did I not know that this was happening in my country? All these amazing people and stories!’. I fell in love with the project,” says Darmy Martínez Larroza, today Gramo’s project manager.
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