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Jean-Marc Borello

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008

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Construit sur des activités de lutte contre les exclusions, le GROUPE SOS a su progressivement se diversifier et répond aujourd’hui aux enjeux de la société à travers 5 secteurs: la jeunesse, l’emploi, les solidarités, la santé et les seniors. En plaçant l’innovation sociale au cœur de ses...

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Marie-Noëlle Besançon

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

UNE RÉHABILITATION SOCIALE DURABLE POUR LES MALADES PSYCHIQUES

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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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Luciana Holtz

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2015

Through her organization Instituto Oncoguia, Luciana empowers cancer patients with information and personalized support, enabling them to take an active role in their treatment and recovery, while at the same leading changes in how society and health institutions view and treat the disease in Brazil... Lire la suite

Anne Basting

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

Anne Basting is transforming the experience of aging and the stigma around dementia and memory loss by empowering older adults and their caregivers with new practices rooted in creative expression and community building. Having demonstrated the impact at the individual level, her sights are now set... Lire la suite

Martin Aufmuth

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2017

By putting production and distribution in the hands of locals, Martin is transforming access to high quality eye glasses to people with visual impairment, thereby enabling them to lead productive lives. Lire la suite
Incarcerated women in the US are particularly unwell and routinely denied access to quality healthcare in a system that was designed “by men, for men”. Through Ostara, Erica Gerrity transforms the experience of health education and prison birth and – in so doing – correctional facilities themselves.... Lire la suite

Megan Mukuria

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Megan founded Zana Africa to ensure that young girls are able to navigate with dignity their puberty years and accompanying challenges related to changes in their reproductive health by providing access to quality hygiene products, particularly underwear and sanitary pads, as well as creating safe... Lire la suite

Claudia Thomas Riche

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2019

Kristina Saffran and Project HEAL are building a new model of community-based peer support and care for people with eating disorders—while simultaneously working to eliminate the barriers between people with EDs and the full recovery they deserve. Lire la suite
Wellington Nogueira created an organization devoted to bringing happiness into the lives of children in hospitals through the dramatic art of clowning. Through his program he strives to give this form of artistic expression a predominantly social character in an effort to humanize Brazilian... Lire la suite