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Kodjo DJISSENOU

Ashoka Fellow since May 2018

Togo

Through La Conscience Organization, Kodjo is nurturing an entire generation of West African youth who think for themselves and create value for society by positioning young people as leaders of development in their communities.

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Sename Agbodjinou

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2016

Togo

Sename has developed an all-inclusive space for citizens to shape their cities through innovative solutions, building on powerful synergies between traditional African values and culture with modern technology.

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Hugues Benissan

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 2015

Togo

Hugues is building a safe, tolerant and enabling environment for the LGBT population in Togo by creating a community that can peacefully coexist within larger African societies. He has created the first association for gay men in Togo and uses access to healthcare as a pivotal entry point for the...

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Sena Alouka

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2014

Togo

Sena is building an African environmental movement of young entrepreneurs aware of their responsibilities, capable of supporting themselves, providing solutions to improve the living conditions of populations, and engaging as citizens to ensure large-scale actors take responsibility and action. He...

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Tiyeda Abalah has laid the foundation for the revival of a creative and forward thinking agro-pastoral approach to small-scale farming in Togo and neighboring Central Sahel. Her work has been built upon the principles of organic and sustainable cultivation. With a series of critical foundation steps...

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