Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2003
Expedição Vaga Lume
This description of Lais Fleury Cunha's work was prepared when Lais Fleury Cunha was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Through her project, Expedição Vaga Lume (Firefly Expedition), which delivers libraries to rural communities in Amazonia and trains teachers to be "Reading Mediators," Laís Fleury Cunha is contributing to the literacy of children in the region and encouraging children to take pleasure in reading, expanding their opportunities for personal development.
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