While the Philippines is blessed with the beauty of its abundant natural resources, a rich and multicultural heritage, and a people with warm smiles, it is also riddled with numerous systemic problems such as socioeconomic inequality, corruption, and pollution, among many others.
Enter Ashoka Fellows in the country. These skilled, creative, and empathetic social entrepreneurs navigate a gauntlet of challenges to deliver innovative solutions across multiple sectors like health, environment, employment, and education.
These inspiring innovators prove that by working with teams, challenging outdated models, and empowering others, change is not an impossibility. This space aims to curate their stories and provide practical examples as well as invaluable mindsets on how any Filipino can be a changemaker. Get to know our Fellows here.