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Wilma Corrêa da Silva

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 1987

Brazil
Individual Brazil

Wilma Correa da Silva is using her long experience as a seamstress and community organizer to launch a chain of cooperative production and marketing groups for women. Wilma comes from a poor family. She grew up in a working class suburb of Rio de Janeiro. She stopped studying after primary school to...

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Maria Lucia

Ashoka Fellow since Dec 1987

Brazil
Individual Maria Lucia

Leonardo Roque Pessina Bernini

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 1988

Brazil
CAAP

Brian Hoeve

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 1988

Brazil
Individual Brian Hoeve

Giancarlo Oliveri

Ashoka Fellow since Apr 1988

Brazil
Giancarlo Oliveri Individual

Nurochman

Ashoka Fellow since Jun 1988

Indonesia
LPKB

Nurochman works chiefly in the industrialized zone of West Jakarta

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Frederico Fullgraf

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 1988

Brazil

Frederico Fullgraf is an environmental filmmaker and writer from Rio de Janeiro. He is using his skills to educate people and promote popular participation regarding environmental issues, and especially about nuclear energy.

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Elcylene de Araújo Leocádio

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 1988

Brazil
RHamas

Elcylene Leocadio, a young doctor from Recife in Brazil's Northeast, wants to ensure that poor women receive appropriate, integrated medical assistance and are able to make well-informed decisions on family planning.

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João Roberto Cilento Winther

Ashoka Fellow since Aug 1988

Brazil

Joao Winther intends to give the fishermen living along Brazil's vast coast preventive legal protection so they can defend their continued use of the oceanfront.

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