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    It Made my Dream Come True

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    Although money is not everything, the Ashoka stipend I received for 3 years made my dream to have our own radio station come true.

    Peace Corps and Ashoka: Celebrating Anniversaries and Collaborations

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    Did you know that Sargent Shriver, the dynamic force behind the crea

    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.

    Courage, Creativity and Renewable Energy

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    Social entrepreneurs are often credited with having a one-track mind.

    A new roadmap for solving the world-wide shortage of affordable housing

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    Two global trends—explosive population growth and mass urban migration—mean that millions of individuals worldwide,

    Collaborating on Rural Innovation and Farming at Globalizer 2012

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    How do you increase the wellbeing and sustainability of rural farmers? Or improve the quality of life of the underserved poor? How does one person scale positive, irreversible social impact? And what are the challenges to scaling the impact of social innovative ideas in rural communities? These questions were at the forefront of discussions during the Rural Innovation and Farming Globalizer Summit in Geneva last month.

    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.

    From Subsistence Farming to Fair Trade - Empowering Women in Burkina Faso: Ashoka Fellow Marceline Ouedraogo

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    By improving the quality of Shea Butter production in Burkina Faso, Marcelline Ouedraogo has enabled a significant increase in income to more than 3,000 women across the country. 

    In Memory of Marcelline Ouédraogo

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    The global Ashoka community deeply mourns the loss of Marceline Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso, founder of Groupement Férminin Songtaaba.

    #LeadYoung - How a Love of Cows Transformed Village Farmers into Integrated Farming Champions

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    Ara Kusuma built her dream - Project Moo - which works with the community of Sukorejo Village for the welfare of all.