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Girlie Garcia-Lorenzo

Ashoka Fellow since nov 2013

Philippines
Poor children suffering from chronic illnesses in Philippine public hospitals experience extreme stress and pain. Families and hospital staff also suffer from the physical demands of caring and the emotional strain of treating children with serious, often terminal, conditions. Maria Fatima “Girlie”... Lire la suite

John Paul Maunes

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Philippines
John Paul Maunes is bringing to light the issue of sexual abuse among the Deaf community in the Philippines and using it to mobilize stakeholders across the law enforcement and social welfare spheres to institute new inclusive measures for the broader inclusion of the Deaf. Lire la suite

Ines Fernandez

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Philippines
Through the promotion of breastfeeding and the preparation of indigenous, nutritious baby food, Ines is building a mother-led movement to improve infant and young child feeding and maternal nutrition in the Philippines. Lire la suite

Kusumadewi (DY) Suharya

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2017

Indonesia
For long dementia has been considered as normal process of aging. Not many people realized that in most cases it is caused by Alzheimer, a degenerative disease affecting the brain tissue. DY is creating a support system for people with dementia as well as building public awareness of warning signs. Lire la suite

Inna Hudaya

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2017

Indonesia
Inna serves the hidden population of Indonesian women who are pregnant but can not easily obtain information or see a doctor because of social and legal barriers. Lire la suite

Abdelaziz Allabadi

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Jordan
Abdelaziz is popularizing medical information in the Arab region. He is doing so by facilitating access to medical information by creating and publishing updated, authenticated, Arabic medical content online. He is also facilitating the connection between medical doctors and patients, by enabling... Lire la suite

Amina Evangelista Swanepoel

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

Philippines
Amina Evangelista Swanepoel is dramatically changing the lives of women and youth in the Philippines by confronting the deep-rooted culture of stigma and misinformation surrounding reproductive and sexual health. By implementing an approach that prioritizes empowerment and community wellbeing, Amina... Lire la suite