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    Newsflash: Development Gives Rise to Oldest Occupation


    I sometimes wonder if it’s my perception of a place or the place itself that changes.

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


    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.

    Living Buildings: Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan's Architectural Revolution


    Can you imagine an office building or high-rise tower with no energy bill? As CEO of the International Living Future Institute and founder and creator of the Living Building Challenge, U.S. Ashoka Fellow Jason McLennan is pioneering the future of green building.

    Building Cities of Changemakers


    By partnering with the New Cities Foundation, Ashoka looks forward to highlighting the importance of social entrepreneurs in making cities the best they can be, and to sharing the key principles and patterns from urban innovations that can offer practical solutions. Perhaps most importantly, Ashoka hopes to change the framework with we all approach our cities to start with.

    Eau et Vie : des entreprises sociales qui font couler l'eau dans les bidonvilles - Socialter


    "On estime que d’ici 2050, 40% de la croissance urbaine mondiale se fera dans des bidonvilles. Les enjeux sanitaires de cette croissance sont immenses, en premier lieu desquels l’accès pour des millions de familles à une eau de qualité.Philippe de Roux rencontre la réalité des bidonvilles lors des trois années passées à arpenter ceux de Manille, où il travaille alors pour une association de micro-crédit."


    Changemaker School

    Paula Segal: 596 Acres


    Il The Guardian parla di Palermo e di Addiopizzo Travel


    La risurrezione di Palermo: come il campo di battaglia della mafia è diventata una capitale culturale.

    Ashoka Fellows Collaborate on Combined Restaurant, Food Service Training Center, and Nonprofit Hub


    Ashoka Fellow Saru Jayaraman’s organization Restaurant Opportunities Centers United will open a COLORS rest

    Noticing safety issues in his own neighborhood led Andrés Gallardo to create an app-driven network which allows neighbors to quickly respond to emergencies and communicate with each other about pertinent issues in their communities.