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Geraldo Santos Marinho

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1987

Brazil
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Walter Varanda

Ashoka Fellow since sep 1997

Brazil
Walter Varanda is working with São Paulo's adult street population to ensure their basic survival and promote their long-term independence. He is engaging a wide array of individuals and institutions to encourage their active participation in crafting and implementing solutions to Brazil's... Lire la suite

Oswaldo Setti de Almeida Filho

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2004

Brazil
Oswaldo Setti de Almeida Filho, an engineer by training, is building communities in Brazil by strengthening community ties through shared space and overcoming concerns of adequate shelter. Lire la suite

François Marty

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2008

France

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Pour répondre à un problème sociétal majeur de logement des personnes aux plus bas revenus, la Foncière Chênelet « déplace les lignes » et propose un habitat écologique de très haute qualité pour les personnes les plus vulnérables. L’ambition n’est pas d’entreprendre pour de l’argent, mais...

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As a pioneer in the field of urban housing reform, Maria das Gracas “Graca” Xavier is mobilizing historically excluded groups to take charge of their housing needs, and in turn, advance their legal and political interests. Lire la suite

Mariana Estevao

Ashoka Fellow since oct 2012

Brazil
With the project Arquiteto de Família (Architect of Family), she seeks to promote technical assistance for project design and construction of housing improvements housing autoconstructed to promote healthy housing. The houses targeted by the action of Mariana are households with low standard of... Lire la suite

Annys Darkwa

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2012

United Kingdom
Annys Darkwa has identified that stable, quality housing is a key linchpin in the cycle of re-offending, and she is solving this public sector problem with a private sector solution. Lire la suite

Fernando Assad

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2015

Brazil
Fernando Assad is preventing major health risks and bringing dignity to those in Brazil who live in unsafe homes with his home improvement kit. In addition to the kit, his organization Vivenda creates incentives for volunteers, builders, the government, and companies from the housing construction... Lire la suite

Yasar Adanali

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2016

Turkey
Yaşar is the founder of Beyond İstanbul, centre for spatial justice, which reverses the currently negative eco-political, dynamics behind Turkey’s destructive urban development through knowledge production, awareness raising, and creating participatory models for different stakeholders. Convinced... Lire la suite

Nicolás está fusionando los conceptos de energía, vivienda, y sostenibilidad en una serie de iniciativas creativas y contextualizadas encaminadas a mejorar las condiciones de las viviendas y la calidad de vida de las personas en los sectores más humildes de la sociedad en América Latina. Desde...

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