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Meet the 3rd Batch of Youth Venturers from Bangladesh

While most Bangladeshi teenagers their age exhaust their time in a balancing act between academics and social life, these remarkable individuals were able to go above and beyond to find time for extraordinary social work for the good of others. From fighting against child marriage to working to prevent suicide, these youth are breaking boundaries in what teenagers in this country can aspire to do.  They challenge the narrative of what young people are capable of by recognizing and tackling the social problems around them in innovative ways.

Meet the 8th Batch of Youth Venturers from India

While the norm is to focus on academics, these teenagers are looking beyond their textbooks. From innovating an alternative cooking fuel to digitising the football scouting process to make it equitable, these teenagers are changing the narrative of what youth in this country aspire for. They recognise the social and environmental problems around them and find intriguing ways to solve them. Never again, can we doubt the capability of the youth to challenge patterns and change narratives.

#TMoChangemaker Challenge: Why You Should Apply to Kickstart your Changemaker Ideas Today

The journey of change usually starts with curiosity. At any moment of our lives, we can let fear and self-doubt allow the story to stay the same or unlock passion and creativity to transcend challenges. Already through the  first ever Ashoka and T-Mobile #TMoChangemaker Challenge, we are seeing young leaders across the country share how they overcoming fear through their own passion and creativity.

Dining out? Bengaluru school girls tell you how you can save water!

Two bubbly, excited girls might be your first impression when you meet Garvita Gulhati and Pooja S. Tanawade. But there is more to the duo who are showing Bengaluru, and in fact the nation, innovative ways to a more responsible, water-secure future. As founders of the initiative “Why Waste,” they focus on saving water in restaurants, and have recently expanded their work to also address waste segregation.

Meet Ajai Gopi, The Design Enthusiast Leading Change In Farming #LeadYoung

Ajay Gopi greets you with a shy, heart-warming smile. As is usual, the now twenty-year-old is accompanied by his camera – photography is one of his greatest passions. As he happily chats away, one is hardly likely to suspect that he is quietly working to revolutionise Indian farming systems. In fact, Ajay is the founder of “Hands on Agriculture”, which aims to establish aquaponics as a less water-dependent alternative to conventional farming.

This 16-Year-Old Ashoka Youth Venturer Is Helping Solve Critical Needs Of Schools

Isana Nambiar has always been a great fan of female entrepreneurs, following the stories of many. Her favourite TED talk, “Programming your Mind for Success” by Carrie Green, has been big inspiration for her. With someone as passionate about entrepreneurship as she is, it is no surprise that at age 16, Isana has already started her own initiative and is currently in the process of building HelpEd, an online tool that will connect government schools lacking resources to donors willing to provide for their needs.

Changemakers' Yard

Ashoka och Raoul Wallenberg Academy lanserar plattform för unga changemakers

Changemaker Camp 2018


Ashoka Scandinavia och Raoul Wallenberg Academy  arrangerar i samarbete med Mgruppen årligen Changemaker camp – ett program för dig som vill ha konkreta verktyg och inspiration att hitta det du brinner för, testa på att göra skillnad i praktiken och lära dig leda andra. Changemaker camp är öppet för dig som nyligen flyttat till Sverige och är trygg med språket, och för dig som är uppvuxen här.