Maria da Graça Mendes de Abreu
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Fellow Since 1990
Rever - Por uma Forma de Re-educação
This profile was prepared when Maria da Graça Mendes de Abreu was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1990.
Maria Mendes Abreu, after years of studying children's literature and teaching primary school, is striking at the roots of illiteracy by training teachers to look at the tasks of reading and writing through children's eyes.
The New Idea