Former gang members launch guided tours in Panama
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Travelers in search of an authentic experience can provide excellent business opportunities for local people in developing economies. We have already seen successful examples such as Backstreet Academy and EatWith. Now, the Fortaleza Tour in Panama City is a walking tour set up by rehabilitated graduates of the Esperanza Social Venture Club — an organization dedicated to demobilizing Panama’s street gangs, integrating their members into society, and improving the area's economy. [caption id="attachment_122646" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Photo: Tarina Rodriguez[/caption] The Fortaleza Tour of the Old City was conceived by former members of the Ciudad de Dios gang, after they completed the…
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