The Universidad César Vallejo is a private university in Trujillo, Peru. Established in the 1990s, the university has developed quickly, and now enrolls over 9000 students. UCV views engagement with the community as a key part of its mission, and among its objectives are “creation or adaptation of technologies to meet the needs of the region and the country; the outreach of the university to the community; and the promotion of research and technological innovation aimed at the identification, study and solution of regional and national problems.” Universidad César Vallejo’s website>>
The Literacy Program
The Literacy Program at UCV was established in 2009 by the Faculty of Education and Languages with the aim of reducing the illiteracy rate in the districts of Huanchaco and La Esperanza. UCV students, under the supervision and advice of their professors, plan and conduct the literacy learning sessions and individual tutoring.