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    Hilmi Quraishi: Improving Health for Millions with Mobile Phones

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    It began with the game of cricket and cell phones.

    Social Innovation Mapping: Social Entrepreneurial Pathways to a Culture of Wellbeing

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    Get insights into the work Ashoka Fellows are doing to create a culture of wellbeing. In this report you’ll learn about:

    Inner Work can change the Outer World

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    In this video, Parker J. Palmer, renowned author, speaker and activist, discusses his Theory of Social Movements. What makes a Rosa Parks?

    The Dinner Party: Ashoka Fellow Lennon Flowers

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    Lennon Flowers describes how The Dinner Party has evolved so that it is “not exclusively as a vehicle for connecting around grief from death or los

    Indrani Chakravarty is designing the first institute in India to combine research with practical work and care for the elderly. The project not only will provide necessary services to the elderly in Calcutta, but also could eventually draw necessary attention to the plight of the eighty million elderly in all of India.

    Through the promotion of breastfeeding and the preparation of indigenous, nutritious baby food, Ines is building a mother-led movement to improve infant and young child feeding and maternal nutrition in the Philippines.

    John Paul Maunes is bringing to light the issue of sexual abuse among the Deaf community in the Philippines and using it to mobilize stakeholders across the law enforcement and social welfare spheres to institute new inclusive measures for the broader inclusion of the Deaf.

    Poor children suffering from chronic illnesses in Philippine public hospitals experience extreme stress and pain. Families and hospital staff also suffer from the physical demands of caring and the emotional strain of treating children with serious, often terminal, conditions. Maria Fatima “Girlie” Lorenzo is transforming Philippine public hospitals by creating a national system for psychosocial support for indigent patients, their families, and caregivers.

    In many wildlife-protected areas in Uganda, communities and wildlife are sharing habitats, living closer and interdependent lives than ever before. Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is linking Uganda's wildlife management and rural public health programs to create common resources that benefit both people and animals.