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Muhammad Ibrahim Sobhan

Ashoka Fellow since oct 1989

Bangladesh
Mohammad Ibrahim Sobhan, the first Ashoka Fellow in Bangladesh, launched an innovative organization called the Association for School Based Education (ASBE) that is improving rural primary education for Bangladeshi children attending government, non-government and community schools. Lire la suite

Suzanne McKechnie Klahr

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2006

United States
Suzanne McKechnie Klahr is offering students in low-income urban America a way to succeed in business and in life. Lire la suite
Rogelio Padilla is working to help street children in the Mexican city of Guadalajara escape the danger and misery of street life. The children are invited to live in a group home, where they govern themselves and become part of a supportive community. Lire la suite

Nanre Nafziger

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2004

Nigeria
In a country where young people are an underprivileged and often cynical majority, Nanre Nafzinger trains teenagers to design and implement practical projects for social change. Lire la suite

Néstor Mendieta

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1997

Colombia
Néstor Mendieta, a doctor by training, has created schools to train leaders of community-based health care organizations. The schools assist local community health programs to gain access to the newly privatized health maintenance organization funds in Colombia and to develop sustainable health care... Lire la suite

Sachidanand Bharati

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

India
Sachidanand Bharati, a key Chipko activist and environmental crusader, is organizing women into groups of green police, the Mahila Mangal Dals, to create and manage "forests of water" in the drought hit Himalayas. His water management system combines traditional methods found throughout India with... Lire la suite
Elie Ghanem is using his extensive experience and passion for learning to reinvent the public education system in Brazil. His idea mobilizes community forces and makes all those involved in the education process stakeholders in creating goal-oriented education plans that meet their local needs. Lire la suite

Hidayat Palaloi

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2001

Indonesia
Hidayat Palaloi is tackling the twin challenges of environmental degradation and poverty in Indonesia's coastal communities by protecting endangered mangroves through conservation, community education, and sustainable cultivation of crabs. Lire la suite

Phil Conway

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2011

United Kingdom
Phil Conway is redefining the industry around the care of disabled children by introducing a flexible, personalized model of care based on the real needs of the clients. Recognizing that, like all children, disabled children need “fun, friendship and fresh air,” he is using modern recruitment... Lire la suite

Mariano Rámon Bareiro Soria

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1998

Paraguay
Mariano Bareiro, a member of the migrant population he serves, has generated neighborhood participation initiatives which provide a voice for under-represented poor residents of Asunción. Lire la suite