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Marta esteves de almeida Gil

Ashoka Fellow since juin 1989

Marta is setting up an information system for the physically, mentally and sensorially disabled. The system will collect, produce, and disseminate important information for this currently neglected sector of the population, and with this service, Marta expects to influence public policy, thus... Lire la suite
Rosangela Bieler, a 32-year-old journalist and paraplegic, is the founder and president of the Independent Living Center of Rio de Janeiro, an organization which is spearheading the movement of disabled Brazilians to win full citizenship. Lire la suite
In the state of Bahia, in the northeast of Brazil, Sonia Coutinho has developed a center for arts and alternative education for adolescents with moderate learning disabilities that is remarkably effective in aiding their transition from school to productive employment and facilitating their... Lire la suite
In a pilot center in a small town in northeastern Brazil, Renata Arantes Villela is creating a caring and nurturing environment for the disabled. With strong links to the broader community in which it is based, the pilot center will serve as a model for the development of much-needed services for... Lire la suite

Rodrigo Mendes

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2004

After founding an art school that seamlessly integrated disabled and non-disabled students, Rodrigo Mendes now helps institutions in private and public sectors reproduce his success in creating environments that accommodate people with disabilities as effectively as they accommodate non-disabled... Lire la suite

Ryadh Sallem

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006




Culbutant l’idée reçue selon laquelle les personnes handicapées sont dépendantes et n’apportent rien à la société, il propose le slogan : “Ne vous demandez pas ce que vous pouvez faire pour les handicapés, mais ce que les handicapés peuvent faire pour vous !”. Il valorise les...

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Simon Houriez

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008





Sur le principe de la conception universelle, Simon Houriez imagine et propose des solutions pédagogiques et innovantes pour tous à partir des besoins des personnes en situation de handicap.


Si des solutions aux handicaps...

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François Goudenove

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2010


Arnaud Castagnède est un alumni du réseau Ashoka. Pour plus d’information sur ce statut, veuillez nous contacter à [email protected].


Pour permettre aux sourds d’exprimer tout leur potentiel et d’être des citoyens à part entière, François Goudenove a développé des solutions alliant...

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John Paul Maunes

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

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