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  • Peru fights against poverty from its jails
With an occupancy rate of 224% in its prisons, Peru faces a major challenge to achieve the reintegration of its inmates. In the Workshop School of Quencoro, in Cusco, more than 800 inmates make ​​handicrafts that are the main source of income for many families in the poorest regions of the country. The World Bank, through a pilot project, has trained 80 of them to develop skills that facilitates their return to the labor market.