Location: Peru

  • Kantaya

  • Afterschool Program in Peru to Improve Quality of Education

    Gap in Primary Education for Peruvian Students According to the World Economic Forum, Peru ranks in the bottom 10% in the quality of primary education. The district of Ventanilla, where Kantaya works, is one of the most impoverished districts surrounding Lima, with a 30% poverty rate. Only 1 in 3 children finish secondary school and…

    Two girls doing a writing activity in Kantaya's afterschool program for Peruvian primary students

  • Using Technology to Enhance Reading Services in Peru with Worldreader

    Latin America suffers from significant inequality when it comes to many areas, including education. For example, one in two students in Latin America do not reach the basic reading proficiency level required in the PISA assessment, led by the OECD, which highlights the learning crisis in the region. Of the countries on the PISA assessment,…

    Girl student smiling and holding a touchscreen tablet