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Renê Patriota

Ashoka Fellow since sep 2001

Brazil
Renê Patriota is a physician who empowers consumers to demand and receive better health care from both the public health system and private health insurance and health plans. Her association resolves immediate problems that threaten patients' access to urgently needed medical attention and seeks... Lire la suite
Neusa das Dores Pereira, a lesbian mother and leader of the black women's movement, is bringing a marginalized group–women and youth in prisons–to the attention of her community. Her methodology fosters good relationships between inmates and prison workers, reduces recidivism, helps offenders... Lire la suite

Rodrigo Mendes

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2004

Brazil
After founding an art school that seamlessly integrated disabled and non-disabled students, Rodrigo Mendes now helps institutions in private and public sectors reproduce his success in creating environments that accommodate people with disabilities as effectively as they accommodate non-disabled... Lire la suite

Subroto Das

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2004

India

Dr Subroto Das, winner of one of India’s highest civilian awards, Padma Shri for his work on Highway Trauma Care, co-founded Lifeline Foundation along with his wife, Sushmita (after surviving a life-threatening accident in August, 1999 on one of India’s busiest highways), with the aim of reducing...

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Jean-Michel Ricard

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2006

France

 

IDÉE

Le progrès a “ ajouté des années à la vie”, mais nombre de personnes n’en profitent pas ou mal. Afin d’améliorer le lien social, prévenir certaines maladies ou encore la perte d’autonomie des personnes âgées, des personnes en situation de handicap et/ou atteintes de maladies...

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In many wildlife-protected areas in Uganda, communities and wildlife are sharing habitats, living closer and interdependent lives than ever before. Dr. Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka is linking Uganda's wildlife management and rural public health programs to create common resources that benefit both people... Lire la suite

Guillaume Bapst

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

France

Guillaume Bapst est un alumni du réseau Ashoka. Pour plus d’information sur ce statut, veuillez nous contacter à [email protected].

IDÉE

A.N.D.E.S apporte depuis près de 15 ans des solutions innovantes pour proposer une alimentation saine et accessible aux personnes en situation de précarité...

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Ryadh Sallem

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

France

 

IDÉE

Culbutant l’idée reçue selon laquelle les personnes handicapées sont dépendantes et n’apportent rien à la société, il propose le slogan : “Ne vous demandez pas ce que vous pouvez faire pour les handicapés, mais ce que les handicapés peuvent faire pour vous !”. Il valorise les...

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Marie-Noëlle Besançon

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

France

UNE RÉHABILITATION SOCIALE DURABLE POUR LES MALADES PSYCHIQUES

IDÉE

Psychiatre, elle créé le chaînon manquant entre la psychiatrie et la société en développant des structures légères non médicalisées en collaboration avec une communauté de citoyens, qui permettent la réhabilitation...

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Merula Steagall has thalassemia—a rare hereditary blood disease—but has always led a normal life. Aware of the low quality of life for the majority of thalassemia patients in Brazil, she has used her knowledge of business to communicate with diverse partners about the democratization of access to... Lire la suite