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Amy Bank

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2007

In Central America, the breakdown of law and order during the past twenty years has led to high levels of domestic violence against women and youth, but violence in the home has been treated as a taboo subject and dialogue has been difficult in these polarized societies. Amy, an American who has... Lire la suite

Flaviano Bianchini

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2012

Flaviano Bianchini equips communities and grassroots citizen organizations (COs) with the ability to measure the harmful consequences of natural resource extraction and bring lawsuits against their perpetrators. Lire la suite

Mathias Craig

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008

Mathias Craig has developed a community-based clean energy model that relies on the local manufacture and maintenance of a hybrid wind/solar energy system along the impoverished Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. His organization, blueEnergy, uses a model that emphasizes the long-term accompaniment of... Lire la suite

Ana Criquillion Poulhazan

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2003

Ana has created a Central America-wide fund to finance grassroots women’s groups throughout the region in order to foster integral development of Central American society with a gender perspective. Lire la suite

Marcos Lacayo Bosche

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2018

Marcos Lacayo is improving health outcomes and shifting mindsets on preventive services in Nicaragua by enabling widespread access to tech-enabled screenings, remote physician consultations, and educational campaigns in high traffic areas and online. Lire la suite

Sarah Otterstrom

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2015

Sarah Otterstrom is collaborating with the government, private and citizen sector and involving the citizen sector in Nicaragua’s biologically diverse dry tropical forest, in order to create a form of development conservation that both empowers local populations and changes the culture of... Lire la suite

Catalina Ruiz

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2002

Catalina Ruiz creates tourism programs in resource-rich Nicaraguan communities to generate revenue and facilitate mutually beneficial relationships between impoverished people and the outside world. Lire la suite