Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2011
This description of Javier Arévalo's work was prepared when Javier Arévalo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2011.
Javier Arévalo hopes to revolutionize the Peruvian education system—improving reading comprehension among children by making the experience pleasurable for kids and parents, by sparking an interest in literature. Javier’s three-part strategy works with schools, the national publishing industry, and the public policy agenda to overhaul the entire structure of reading education.
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