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As thousands of children migrate annually from rural India to join the millions of children working in cities, Damodar Acharya is attacking the problem by eliminating the reasons for child labor. By investing in educational opportunities and putting political power in the hands of children, rural... Lire la suite

Dan Acher

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Dan Acher is using creative placemaking to combat the isolation and separation between urban residents and build a shared sense of belonging. In doing so, he encourages citizen ownership of public spaces and invites residents to take responsibility for their city, ultimately leading to a more active... Lire la suite
Zackie Achmat is spearheading a grassroots social initiative to provide affordable AIDS medicines to the public in a way that will not only staunch the epidemic's growth but also transform the public health system and enable communities to counter the host of other social challenges they are facing. Lire la suite

Thiago Ackel Mundano

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2015

Thiago Mundano created Pimp My Carroça, a movement that uses graffiti, art, and viral social media to give visibility and dignity to garbage collectors in Brazil, who are important but marginalized recycling agents. His initiative is already producing legal in cultural changes in how these workers... Lire la suite

Yasar Adanali

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2016

Yaşar is the founder of Beyond İstanbul, centre for spatial justice, which reverses the currently negative eco-political, dynamics behind Turkey’s destructive urban development through knowledge production, awareness raising, and creating participatory models for different stakeholders. Convinced... Lire la suite

Adnane Addioui

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2017

Adnane is enabling students, supported by their communities, to change public school education in Morocco. Lire la suite

Maharukh Adenwalla

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2002

Maharukh Adenwalla, a lawyer, has mounted a child rights campaign through individuals, organizations, and the judicial system. She is using case law to push legislation protecting children in distress, while educating the public on legal interventions that are available to children and current... Lire la suite

Didit Adidananta

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1988

Didit Adidananta, is helping street children develop viable futures. He is starting work in the urban areas of Yogyakarta. Lire la suite

Setya Adipurwanta

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1991

Setya Adipurwanta, blinded in an accident, is opening a whole series of commercially competitive job opportunities for the blind, deaf, physically handicapped, and mentally ill. Lire la suite
Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya and his social enterprise, Ekgaon Technologies, are creating technology platform’s to provide financial, health, and agriculture services to rural customers. As more and more companies compete for the “bottom of the pyramid” markets in rural India, Vijay’s technological... Lire la suite