Approximately 1,200 students will benefit from the second stage of the EduAction program in Uruguay,which began in the second half of this year. Promoted by the International Economic and CommercialSciences Students Association (AIESEC) in partnership with Gerdau, the program provides undergraduatestudents of various nationalities the opportunity to conduct educational activities with public teachinginstitutions in countries around the world.In Peru, the program has been developed since May 2012 and currently benefits about 700 students. Theinitiative aims to develop a multicultural vision on global issues such as sustainability, leadership, andentrepreneurship for students in public schools, developing citizens that are aware of their role as agents ofchange in society. About Gerdau Gerdau is a leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world. With over 45,000 employees, it has industrial operations in 14 countries - in the Americas, Europe and Asia - which together represent an installed capacity of over 25 million metric tons of steel per year. It is the largest recycler in Latin America and around the world it transforms, each year, millions of metric tons of scrap into steel, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable development in the regions where it operates. With more than 140,000 shareholders, the Company is listed on the stock exchanges of São Paulo, New York and Madrid.