Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2011
Dompet Dhuafa
This description of Erie Sudewo's work was prepared when Erie Sudewo was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2011.
Corruption and poor stewardship have severely limited what reaches the poor in Indonesia. Erie Sudewo has revived the custom of giving, a religious duty in Islam known as zakat, by creating a conglomerate of intermediary institutions, both for-profit and not-for-profit, that are honest, trustworthy, effective, and innovative.
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