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Rebeca Wild

Rebecca Wild was born in Germany in 1939 and studied Montessori and music education in Munich, New York, and Puerto Rico before moving to Ecuador in 1961. In 1977, she and her husband, Mauricio, founded in the Pestalozzi kindergarten, which eventually expanded to a primary school, then a high school. Her work inspired the founding of several schools based on the Pesta model in Austria, Holland, Spain, Switzerland, and the author's native Germany.