Ashoka Fellow
South Africa
Fellow Since 2014
This description of Marlon Parker's work was prepared when Marlon Parker was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2014.
Marlon is using information technology to reach out to vulnerable youth and help them design practical technology-based solutions that address social challenges in their communities. In the process, they improve their employability, create opportunities for self-employment, and regain a sense of belonging in their communities and hope for a better future.
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