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#LeadYoung - How Kevin Ochi is Part of a Movement that is Transforming the Lives of 15,000 Young People in Argentina

Kevin spent his adolescence in an institution. Upon graduation, he realized that his experience could be useful to others. Together with his peers at Guía Egreso, a group of youth which arose from Doncel NGO, Kevin is transforming the lives of 15,000 young people from Argentina who, just like him, are forced to leave the care system when they turn 18.

#LeadYoung - Jeroo Billimoria: um movimento global que começou com pequena ideia na adolescência

Empreendedora social reconhecida por articular grandes parcerias globais, Jeroo Bilmoria iniciou seu trabalho com crianças de rua em Mumbai. Depois de distribuir o número de seu telefone para que elas ligassem em caso de emergências, o aparelho começou a tocar todas as noites.

Desse ato de carinho, e da identificação de uma necessidade sistêmica, nasceu o Childline. Qualquer criança de rua poderia ligar para um número gratuito e ser atendida por outra criança de rua, treinada e solidária. E assim, em breve, a ajuda estaria a caminho.

#LeadYoung - Jeroo Billimoria: Un mouvement mondial, qui commença par un geste à l’adolescence

Jeroo, une entrepreneure sociale connue pour être à l'origine d'immenses coalitions mondiales, a fait ses débuts à Bombay, en travaillant avec les enfants des rues. Elle leur donnait sonnuméro de téléphone, en cas d'urgence. Il se mit bientôt à sonner toutes les nuits.

#LeadYoung - Jeroo Billimoria: Un movimiento global que comenzó con un simple gesto en su adolescencia

Emprendedora social conocida por crear grandes coaliciones globales, Jeroo comenzó en Mumbai, trabajando con niños de la calle. Ella les daba su número de teléfono privado para casos de emergencia. Al poco tiempo, estaba sonando cada noche.

De esa preocupación y reconocimiento de una necesidad sistémica surgió Childline. Cualquier niño de la calle podía llamar a un número gratuito y ser atendido por un niño de la calle solidario y entrenado. Al poco tiempo la ayuda estaría en camino.

#LeadYoung - Jeroo Billimoria: a global movement that started with a simple gesture in her teens

A social entrepreneur known for building huge, global coalitions, Jeroo first started in Mumbai, working with street children. She gave them her private phone number in case of emergencies.

Soon every night it was ringing.

From that caring and then recognition of system need came Childline. Any street child could call a free number and be answered by a trained and sympathetic street child. Shortly thereafter help would be on the way.

Nourishing Schools in India

Ashoka and Swiss Re Foundation are partnering with schools to enable children to improve their own nutrition and that of their communities in India. In 2011 Ashoka and the Swiss Re Foundation started their journey on exploring how to improve the health status in India.

Ashoka Fellow Silke Mader im Einsatz für die jüngsten Patienten

Weltweit kommt jedes zehnte Baby zu früh auf die Welt, oftmals mit gravierenden Konsequenzen: Frühgeburt und ihre Folgen sind die häufigste Todesursache bei Kindern unter fünf Jahren. Ashoka Fellow Silke Mader ist Gründerin der „European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants“ (EFCNI) - die erste europaweite Organisation zur Vertretung der Interessen von Früh- und Neugeborenen und deren Familien.

Ashoka Fellow Mary Gordon Launches Roots Of Empathy In the UK at the House of Lords

On 26th November (2012) the official launch of the innovative Roots of Empathy programme took place at a reception in the House of Lords in London. Hosted by Baronesses Walmsley and Benjamin, Roots of Empathy Founder/President and Canadian Ashoka Fellow Mary Gordon spoke about the programme and welcomed guests from government, education and supporting charities.