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H. Sudarshan

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1982

India
Hanumappa Sudarshan has been working with communities at the margin, demonstrating how they can transform their lives without losing their traditional and cultural practices. By using health as an entry-point, Sudarshan addresses questions of equity, governance and access within these communities. Lire la suite

Rashida Begum

Ashoka Fellow since avr 1982

India
Rashida Begum's difficult early life motivated her to help the virtually powerless women of India improve their economic and social status. Lire la suite

Anil Agarwal

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 1982

India
Anil Agarwal is raising public consciousness of environmental issues through publications in order to create a sensible development policy. Lire la suite

Aditya Patnaik

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 1982

India

Abhay Bang

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1985

India
After earning masters in public health at Johns Hopkins University(USA), Drs. Abhay and Rani Bang are launching a program in India that promises significant changes both in the public delivery of services and in public health priorities and policy. Lire la suite

Rani Bang

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1985

India
After years of study and reflection, while earning masters in public health with great distinction at Johns Hopkins University, Drs. Abhay and Rani Bang have returned to launch a program that is as practical as it is sweepingly creative. It promises significant changes both in the public delivery of... Lire la suite

Vasant Gangavane

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1985

India
In the 1970s Vasant Gangavane, a management expert from IIM and Wharton, returned to his village in Konkan, Maharashtra, to give his people what he felt they needed most -- the knowledge to manage their natural resources. In the process, he has set up several models of rural development. Lire la suite

Alphonse Jemonie

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1986

India
Alphonso Jemonie has worked with hundreds of young rag pickers, giving them a place to assemble and a place to take classes to prepare them for employment. Having survived as an unskilled, unemployed youth himself, Alphonso wants to show the way for others. Lire la suite