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Promoting early childhood development through a public programme: Wawa Wasi in Peru

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This paper presents the results of a Young Lives study into the impact and perceptions of the Programa Nacional Wawa Wasi, a Peruvian government programme for impoverished children aged six to 48 months. Up to eight children spend five days a week at a Wawa Wasi centre where they are assisted by a carer carefully selected from the local community. The results suggest that children who have spent at least six months at a centre have similar indicators in gross motor, language and fine motor de...

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Institution:
"Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Peru", "Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú"
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Young Lives
Department:
Psychology Department
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Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Peru
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Young Lives
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Institution:
Pennsylvania State University
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Department of Educational Theory and Policy Analysis
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Institution:
Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Peru
Research group:
Young Lives
Role:
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Institution:
Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Peru
Research group:
Young Lives
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Author
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Working Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/working-papers
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Paper number:
51
ISBN:
9781904427575

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