Lais Fleury Cunha

Ashoka Fellow
Brazil
Fellow Since 2003
Expedição Vaga Lume

Citation

This profile was prepared when Lais Fleury Cunha was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Introduction
Through her project, Expedição Vaga Lume (Firefly Expedition), which delivers libraries to rural communities in Amazonia and trains teachers to be "Reading Mediators," Laís Fleury Cunha is contributing to the literacy of children in the region and encouraging children to take pleasure in reading, expanding their opportunities for personal development.
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