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Michael ElNemais Fawzy

Ashoka Fellow since Feb 2019

Egypt

Through a comprehensive system that successfully brings together parents, teachers, social workers and psychologists, Michael is instilling and promoting resilience in high-risk, underserved children to recover from or positively adapt to adverse circumstances.

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Salem Massalha

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 2018

Egypt

Salem Massalha invented, successfully implemented and coined the term “Clickfunding”; a social innovation that allows social media users to contribute to positive change within their local communities at no cost, simply through the click of a mouse or the tap of a screen. By not only including...

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Amr El Tayeb

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Egypt

Amr is popularizing access to healthcare systems by gathering and deploying intelligent information and establishing preferred policy in Egypt.

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Tamer Taha

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 2017

Egypt

Tamer is bridging the wide innovation gap in the Egyptian economy by connecting solution seekers and providers. Through his online platform, Yomken.com, and active on-ground engagement, Tamer is building a movement that mediates between previously-isolated parties to crowd-solve various local...

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Amgad Morgan

Ashoka Fellow since Jan 2017

Egypt

Amgad is creating and growing a nation-wide citizen based movement that is able to systematically combine a nation-wide fight against blood diseases with the mobilization of blood donors across Egypt.

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Radwa Rostom

Ashoka Fellow since Jul 2016

Egypt

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...

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Daniel Amoun Louis

Ashoka Fellow since Feb 2016

Egypt

Daniel is working on enhancing the quality of services provision across the healthcare system in Egypt by developing a new community-based methodology, which is thought of as a better monitoring and evaluation practice of health service provision in a very pluralistic health care system that makes...

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Mostafa Farahat

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 2015

Egypt

Mostafa is pushing communities and learners to assume responsibility for their education by providing them with access to innovative teaching methodologies. This is done by creating digital, low cost, inclusive, open and community-powered educational platforms in Egypt and the Arab region.

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Nada is creating a movement that encourages citizens in the Arab Gulf region to stand up for human rights, provide support to victims of torture and violence, and seek peaceful avenues through which to hold those responsible for torture accountable.

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Ahmed El-Hawary

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 2015

Egypt

Ahmed is countering the centralized and politicized nature of Egyptian media he encountered as a journalist by creating a network of youth-led, community-based media outlets that expresses marginalized citizens’ voices and empowers youth to be the spokespeople of their communities in a neutral...

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