The Minister of Education, Professor Idel Vexler, awarded the "Allies for Education 2017" to 52 private organizations that promote projects aligned to public education policies in favor of thousands of students in the country.
We take the opportunity to meet Håkan over a cup of coffee in Gothenburg in conjunction with one of his rare visits to Sweden. Håkan Silfverlin has been living and working in Peru and South America generally for the last 12 years. Since 2016 he has lead Dispurse’s extensive efforts to eradicate poverty in Peru through innovative teaching materials (Focus) and modern technology. His target is ambitious – for Dispurse to reach 25,000 students in 2018.
“A long-term and systematic approach that involves people, academia, business, and the public sector is required to create the core of well-developed societies. Consequently, Dispurse’s efforts to eradicate illiteracy are in symbiosis with other societal developments and a variety of networks". Read more on News, blogs & film!
On 23 March 2017, we will be launching our Dispurse Focus app after 6 years of development together with neuroscientists, educators and test groups made up of around 400 individuals on the ground in Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia.
Following our successful test period we are now significantly accelerating the process and making a bid to bring 25 000 more women on board over the next three years, focusing on Peru. You can read more about Dispurse Focus here and you can view a film about the app below.