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Ashoka Fellow since déc 1996
Rodrigo Baggio spearheads a rapidly growing movement to equip young people in low-income communities with computer skills and thus to expand their job opportunities and their access to modern society.Lire la suite
Mário Gurjão is using his business background to help citizen organizations harness their productive potentials and solve their financial problems. Using the Internet, Mário is not only training organizations to market and distribute their products; he is also increasing consumers' investment in and...Lire la suite
Dissatisfied with the poor performance of Brazil in the field of information technologies and software development and convinced that the country had enormous creative potential, Silvio Meira created the Recife Centre for Advanced Studies and Systems (CESAR) in 1996. A unique, public-private non...Lire la suite
Edward Edilbi is introducing a new way to empower, integrate and build social capital in scattered, immigrant populations that have been affected by a political crisis or natural disaster. Using diaspora networks, he enables refugees to play an active and productive role, thus changing their status...
Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015
LUTTER CONTRE L’ISOLEMENT CULTUREL ET LE MANQUE D’INFORMATION GRÂCE À UN NOUVEAU
CONCEPT DE BIBLIOTHÈQUE EN KIT
Grâce à l’IDEAS BOX, « la bibliothèque du 21e siècle » sur mesure, prête à l’emploi et transportable, Jeremy Lachal sort les populations vulnérables de leur isolement en adaptant...
Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2015
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.Lire la suite
With "Digitale Helden" (Digital Heroes), Jörg Schüler and his team equip a new generation of digital natives with the competencies to deal with digital emergencies and establish a culture of empathy online.Lire la suite
Abdelaziz is popularizing medical information in the Arab region. He is doing so by facilitating access to medical information by creating and publishing updated, authenticated, Arabic medical content online. He is also facilitating the connection between medical doctors and patients, by enabling...Lire la suite