Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2011
This description of Jorge Camil Starr's work was prepared when Jorge Camil Starr was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2011.
Using a network of technology-equipped centers, Jorge Camil Starr has developed a comprehensive basic and vocational education model for Mexicans in the urban and suburban bottom of the pyramid. This network forms a parallel infrastructure that complements Mexico’s public education system- with the ultimate objective of boosting access to economic opportunities for the most disadvantaged Mexicans.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person


In 2014 Jorge plans to bring these centres to all states of the Federal Republic of Mexico.

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