Ana Maria de Araújo Mello
Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
Fellow Since 1989
This profile was prepared when Ana Maria de Araújo Mello was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1989.
Ana has designed an educational curriculum for daycare centers which can transform custodial care into valuable educational and social situations for preschool children. Ana plans to spend the next two years applying this curriculum in 10 daycare centers in the city of Sao Paulo, and writing "how-to" pamphlets.
The New Idea