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On the island of Lombok, just east of Bali in Indonesia, Prima Wira Putra is creating an alternative model for tourism that carves out new space for local communities in the industry and creates new relationships between foreign visitors and the local communities.
Haidar El Ali has created the Oceanium, a working center in Senegal for the protection of ocean and underwater resources. Haidar's approach is to advocate the sustainable management of fishing resources through the creation of several marine parks that ensure the protection of species and resources through biological rest.
Nine out of ten Information and Communications Technology (ICT) users in Nigeria are men and men hold eight out of ten jobs in the ICT industry. In a country with an overwhelming bias against women in technology, Oreoluwa Somolu is working to bridge the gender digital divide and increase the number of women working with technology to earn a living.
Basil Kransdorff is addressing the critical problem of malnutrition in Africa and changing the realm of food production and consumption through the introduction of “bio available” food supplements into mainstream African society.
Having worked for more than 25 years with indigenous communities in Peru, Pedro García is now helping such communities throughout the Amazonian region to gain a better understanding of the nature and consequences of the "biopiracy" of the Amazon and to devise alternative approaches that will defend their rights and protect the region's rich and diverse natural resource base.
Carlos Atencio is responding to the failing healthcare system in Venezuela by introducing a new model of care based on family practice medicine and centered on community participation and responsibility. His Family Medicine Foundation provides affordable primary care (that resolves 85% of health issues in low income communities), trains medical professionals in family medicine techniques, and makes patients aware of their role in their own healthcare.
By creating economic incentives and financing programs to unlock the power of hydro, Tri Mumpuni is helping rural Indonesia realize its best option for a reliable power supply.
In the midst of struggle to fight against Lupus the unknown disease, Dian Wahdhini Syarief, a person living with Lupus and low vision, is building a supporting system engaging stakeholders to ensure the survival of people with Lupus in Indonesia.
Benjamin Mbakwem uses traditional Nigerian social institutions to address the AIDS epidemic in a manner that simultaneously strengthens civil society and provides young people with better economic opportunities.