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    HealthPoint Services Wins Prestigious India Sankalp Award, Announces Investment by Fontus Water

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    Healthpoint Services Global, Inc., a social enterprise supported by Ashoka Innovators for the Public, has won the prestigious Sankalp Award for Innovative Social Enterprises - Emerging Ventures in the Health/Water/Sanitation sector for 2011. This award acknowledges HealthPoint as the most innovative and promising health-oriented social enterprise in India this year.

    Ashoka’s Youth Venture and Best Buy Present Winners of the ‘Technology for a Better World’ Campaign

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    Ashoka’s Youth Venture, a global organization supporting youth social entrepreneurs, and Best Buy Co., Inc.

    Ashoka Remembers Fellow Isaac Durojaiye

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    The Ashoka community is mourning the loss of Ashoka Nigeria Fellow Isaac Durojaiye, an icon of the Ashoka Fellowship who was e

    Watch: Four Young Entrepreneurs with "Three Minutes to Change the World"

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    These four young innovators, and their stories of change, have been captured in a new one-hour documentary on PBS, "Three Minutes to Change the World(brought to you by the Emmy Award-winning creators of "Bill Nye the Sciene Guy" and "Biz Kid$").

    How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing Youth Employment In Africa

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    African business and political leaders, including Zambia Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, have described Africa’s youth employment challenge as a “ticking time bomb.” The deepening gap between young people’s skills and the needs of employers has been linked to education systems that simply are not up to snuff, but also to a general lack of faith in young people as being capable of making meaningful contributions in a global marketplace, sometimes because of cultural and gender biases.

    Book Release from the Ashoka Community: The Wealth of the Poor - Scaling Up Business Solutions to Social Problems

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    Irrigation pumps, latrines, home improvement packages or bicycles could be added to this list. The cumulated impact of these investments would literally transform the lives of these families. So, why aren’t these families seizing these attractive investment opportunities?

    Get to know our Fellows in Switzerland!

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    In Switzerland, Ashoka nominates one or two social entrepreneurs every year to be part of our fellowship programme. Ashoka fellows are visionaries who develop innovative solutions that fundamentally change how society operates.

    Finding New Pathways to a More Inclusive and Humane Economy

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    After the rise of the technological revolution, social entrepreneurs are now heralding a new revolution.

    Jean-Francois Archambault: Food recovery and a social vision

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    Jean-Francois Archambault has created a “turn-key” solution to food recovery, making it easy for chefs to send their surplus of delicious prepa