Dona Maria Eva Duarte de Peron
May 7,1919- July 26,1952
"I will come again, and I will be millions"
" Time is my great enemy"
Dreams of Being a Star
Meeting Juan Peron
President and First Lady
"I am only a simple woman who lives to serve Peron and my people."
Evita dedicated her best efforts.The social work which Evita began in 1946 began to acquire far-reaching influence and importance. The Social Help Crusade worked specifically to create neighborhoods of affordable housing, Temporary Homes, school food programs, and to provide jobs to unemployed workers, instruments for hospitals, mediation for the provision of water and sanitary facilities for low income neighborhoods, donation of household items to needy families, and distribution of toys to poor children, especially during Christmas and Epiphany.
Mothers and children found a refuge in the Hogares de Tránsito, temporary homes where they stayed until work and a permanent home could be found for them.
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Evita is a 1996 American musical film drama about Eva Peron starring Madonna as Eva. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMZ42xGClEA&edufilter=StL99Frqdm3yu_8jfz3jNQ&safe=active
Evita is a musical with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. It concentrates on the life of Argentine political leader Eva Peron, the second wife of Argentine president Juan Peron. The story follows Evita's early life, rise to power, charity work, and eventful death.
*Peron's supporter were called los descamisados which means the shirtless ones referring to the working class.
*The most notable fact about Eva Peron which was admired by her opponents was that Eva Peron worked hard for her foundation even up to 20-22 hours a day with no Sundays.