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Paulo Celio de Figueiredo

Ashoka Fellow since sep 2002

By empowering citizens to take their seat at the table where environmental decisions are made, Paulo Célio de Figueiredo is enabling residents of Brazil’s river basins to better manage and protect their natural resources. Lire la suite

Valdênia Paulino

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2006

In the vast peripheries of Sao Paulo, the poor suffer human rights violations, such as police violence, every day. Valdênia Paulino defends their rights by providing them with education and access to legal mechanisms of protection. Courses on legal rights identify patterns of systematic abuse while... Lire la suite

Joênia Wapichana

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2006

The state of Roraima along Brazil’s northern border was the last state to be colonized through a process of dislocation and enslavement. Through the Indigenous Council of Roraima, Joênia Wapichana enables indigenous people to take charge of their rights. Lire la suite

Paulo Lima

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

Paulo Lima founded a low-cost, effective print publication to spark the participation of children and teenagers in civic life and decision-making. He also helps adult readers understand and respect the perspectives of young people on issues of critical importance to the community. Lire la suite

Rodrigo Brito

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2007

Rodrigo Brito created the Entrepreneurs Alliance to develop, together with small businesses, infrastructure and quality services to increase income and profit in low-income communities that are normally excluded from the market. The Alliance facilitates a support network with businessmen, students,... Lire la suite

Roberto Epple

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007


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


En Europe, 70% des fleuves, lacs et nappes phréatiques sont menacés en raison de leur surexploitation. Le réchauffement climatique agrandit encore cette...

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Based on his experience as a penitentiary system inmate, Ronaldo Monteiro is transforming how society views convicts. By constructing support networks and promoting entrepreneurialism, he is proving that ex-prisoners can be productive members of society and can break the cycle of repeat-offending. Lire la suite

Didier Ketels

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008



Didier Ketels a fondé Droits Quotidiens dans le but de former des travailleurs sociaux à la fonction juridique afin qu’ils puissent simplifier le langage juridique et aider les personnes désavantagées à résoudre rapidement et simplement leurs problèmes légaux. Droits Quotidiens garanti à...

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Pierre Rabhi

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2009





Pierre Rabhi interroge l’industrialisation galopante de l’agriculture et ses pratiques intensives qui n’assurent pourtant pas l’autonomie alimentaire, et au contraire...

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Marcos Flávio Azzi

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2010

Marcos Flávio Azzi is creating a philanthropic culture in Brazil by introducing new management and educational mechanisms that encourage sound social investments. Marcos Flávio is bringing wealthy individuals to define their social causes, invest in them strategically and sustainably, and strengthen... Lire la suite