Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2016
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This description of Radwa Rostom's work was prepared when Radwa Rostom was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2016.
Radwa is revolutionizing access to low- cost housing. Her approach combines innovation in design, construction, financing and community involvement to reduce residential construction costs by 50% or more. She is also changing mindsets towards building environmentally friendly houses by using local materials.
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