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Anita Ahuja

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

India
Anita Ahuja has turned discarded plastic bags into a valuable resource. She combines principles from enterprise and social service in a new venture that recycles plastic waste and provides employment for ragpickers, one of the most marginalised groups in urban India. Using a proprietary process,... Lire la suite

Peter Aina

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2003

Nigeria
Troubled by the congestion, delay, cost, and lack of access to justice characteristic of the Nigerian court system, Peter Kehinde Aina has set up the first African alternative dispute resolution center that is formally connected to the regular courts in Nigeria. Lire la suite

Sengül Akcar

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2000

Turkey
Sengül Akcar has designed a unique, community-based foundation that educates and empowers poor women and families, particularly in urban areas. By working at the community level, Sengül's programs are increasing women's political visibility and democractic participation. Lire la suite

Dorothy Aken'ova

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2008

Nigeria
Dorothy Aken’ova is improving reproductive health indices in Nigeria by challenging its culture of silence and intolerance around sexuality and sexual diversity. She is calling for sexual pleasure to be included in the discourse on reproductive health at the community and national levels. Lire la suite

Salina Akhter

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015

Bangladesh
Salina is achieving equity in access to elderly housing and care in Bangladesh, by tying the needs of high income and low-income communities. Through an innovative cross-subsidy financial model, her network of care- centers ensures that provides safe, dignified and quality housing and care services... Lire la suite

Tülin Akin

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2012

Turkey
Tülin Akın is building a platform of information technologies to act as an enabling architecture for Turkey’s three million farmer families to fully and actively participate in the economy and society. Lire la suite

Anup Akkihal

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

India
Anup Akkihal is achieving last mile availability of public goods by building inclusive and collaborative value chains, and open sourcing the technology, research insights, methodologies to democratize and enable village entrepreneurs to stitch together new supply chains from the bottom-up. Lire la suite

Nebahat Akkoc

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2000

Turkey
Nebahat Akkoc has launched a comprehensive support center for women in south-eastern Anatolia, the poorest - and for women, most oppressive - region of Turkey. The self-supporting center, financed by an on-site restaurant and daycare center, provides a range of services, including legal and... Lire la suite
Abla Al Alfy is creating a cadre of skilled child nutrition professionals to support mothers during the first two years of their child’s life, a critical age for cognitive and physical development. These Child Nutritional Counselors provide valuable information and skills to mothers through... Lire la suite

Kamel Al Asmar

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2012

Egypt
Kamel Al Asmar is promoting volunteerism in a structured and professional way in the Levant by encouraging youth to volunteer and create change in their communities. Through the use of a website, networking initiatives, training citizen organizations on volunteer management, and an online assessment... Lire la suite