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    Ashoka Remembers Fellow Andrew Macharia

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    The Ashoka East Africa staff and Fellows were saddened by the recent news of Ashoka Fellow Andrew Macharia’s passing. Macharia (Kenya, 2003) was one of the region’s earliest Fellows; he was elected in 2003 for his innovative community-based waste management and recycling program, The City Garbage Recyclers

    Peruvian Fellow Receives Prestigious Honors in US and UK

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    Ruiz’s commitment to improving the lives of the working poor recently attracted the attention of The Global Fairness Initiative (GFI), which was founded with the goal of promoting fair and sustainable approaches to economic development. GFI presented Ruiz with the 2011 Fairness Award on November 8, 2011. Two weeks later, Ruiz accepted the prestigious Albert Medal at the Royal Society of Arts in London, joining a long and distinguished list of innovative pioneers that includes Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell.

    Cultural Understanding through MacGyver Tourism in Jordan

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    Ever crocheted a plastic bag into a coaster? Beaded a bracelet of olive pits? Seen a bicycle or helicopter made of scrap wire?

    A 14-year-old Burnaby teen creates new solution to help schools go green

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    Is it enough to recycle? Tomas Lang, 14, doesn't think so.

    Kentucky Entrepreneur Nate Morris Is Disrupting The World's Toughest Industry: Garbage

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    We hear endless talk about smart entrepreneurs in established innovation hubs like Silicon Valley and New York City, but some of the juiciest business solutions are cropping up in elsewhere U.S.A.—places in Middle America like…Kentucky. 

    Using microbes to eat plastic and produce chemicals

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    Ambercycle makes microbes that can eat plastic instead of throwing them away. Our microbes produce chemicals when fed plastic.

    From Standing Rock to Pine Ridge Reservation Community Sustainability: Ashoka Fellow NickTilsen

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    One of the Dakota Access Pipeline's most devoted protestors is making his strongest stand back in his hometown.

    #LeadYoung - Three Kolkata teenagers shows what it takes to grow up solving social problems in today’s world

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    In a world where social problems are on the rise, a growing number of young people are leading the solutions.