Malika: Co-leading sanitation initiatives from North Carolina, US to West Bengal, India
When visiting the villages her parents grew up in, Malika was struck by the spread of disease and poor sanitation in the community.
This rural Maharashtra school set up a canteen to serve healthy snacks to prevent children from eating junk food
Run by students from Classes VIII, IX and X, the canteen serves healthy eats made by the kids too
Chethan Gowda: Decreasing Blood Shortages in a Populous Country
Struck by the absurdity of dying from a blood shortage in a country of 1.2B people, Chethan, then 16, began connecting people around one of life's essential liquids.
The Future of Periods: Sakshi's Changemaker Journey
How one teenager is changing her world by protecting the health of women and the planet.
A values-based philosophy for social change: Runa Khan’s Journey to Changemaking
As a serial social entrepreneur in poverty alleviation and mindset shift, Runa is constantly pioneering new ways of learning, working, and living together. Runa's journey starts with her upbringing and the influential role of her parents in cultivating a lifelong philosophy for social transformation...
Women Social Innovators are Changing the Game in Asia
Young changemakers are often brave enough to take unconventional routes in making meaningful changes in our society. Here are stories of four female entrepreneurs who visited the Philippines this July for the ChangemakerXChange summit, a global platform co-created by Ashoka and the Robert Bosch...
Personal wellbeing and mental heath of young people
Inspirational online conversation with Ashoka Fellow Ingrid De Jonghe & Nicolas Janssen (ASN) The Covid-19 pandemic has created a new reality. It challenges us on many levels. For young people, it has also brought new inequalities, stress and anxiety... During the last months, the number of...
The Happiness Project: Apoorvi's Changemaker Journey
Inspired by her sister’s struggle with mental health, Apoorvi is on a mission to normalize student wellbeing in government schools across India.