Ashoka Fellow
Lebanon
Fellow Since 2014
Jouwar
    This description of Elie Abousaab's work was prepared when Elie Abousaab was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
    Introduction
    In societies with low or non-existing civic engagement, Elie is reversing the passivity of citizens. Starting with non-political issues in which people can hold the government responsible, he is creating a new culture which values engaged citizens and accountable governments in the Arab world.
    The New Idea
    The Problem
    The Strategy
    The Person

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