Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2006
    This description of Abdalaziz Moura's work was prepared when Abdalaziz Moura was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2006.
    Introduction
    Abdalaziz Moura is changing formal education in rural schools to make it more applicable to students and families living in predominantly agricultural areas. The approach counters the exodus of young people to the cities by anchoring them in the values, needs, and opportunities that are unique to their community.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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