Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 1995
EDISCA-Esc. de Danca e Integr. Social p/Crian. e Adoles
This description of Dora Isabel do Araújo Andrade's work was prepared when Dora Isabel do Araújo Andrade was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995.
Dora Andrade (Brazil 1995) has created a program that combines dance training with other learning opportunities and support services for girls in economically and culturally deprived communities on the outskirts of Fortaleza, Brazil. The program is making important contributions to the girls' social development and equipping them with the confidence that will enable them to enter adulthood with a positive outlook and develop productive lives.
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