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    Giant Rats put Noses to Work on Africa's Land Mine Epidemic

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    Ashoka Fellow Bart Weetjens' organization, APOPO, trains HeroRats (giant pouched rats) to detect landmines in Africa. Bart is also employing their superb noses to detect tuberculosis. 

    Maternal Mortality in the US

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    How can it be that America, a country known for economic growth and leadership, has the highest infant mortality rate of any industrialized country

    The Network Effect

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    How the success of Ashoka Fellow Howard Weinstein exemplifies the power of partnerships.

    Waiting to Take Off

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    It’s been 5 months into the Young Champions program, and it’s difficult to believe I’m more than halfway to the end of a journey which seems like i

    My Journey to Hybrid Value Chain Enlightenment

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    This time last year, I was heading to business school to “gain the skills necessary to be great at doing good” – a lofty goal, but the true reason I was pursuing a business education. I knew my passion for social impact was unwavering; I just needed the tools to make it happen.

    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.

    A Huge Energy Came Through the Prison Walls to Me

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    We in Hungary who are fighting for the freedom of an Ashoka Fellow Dr.