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Ejaj Ahmad

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2015

Bangladesh
To combat the lack of social mobility in Bangladesh, Ejaj has identified segregated schools as a root cause of this stratification. Ejaj is developing a new generation of youth leaders from diverse sections of society, who are working towards social cohesion and change in their country. Lire la suite

Saifuddin Ahmed

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015

Bangladesh
Saifuddin’s vision of a liveable city is one that prioritises the environment, public and road safety and basic rights of general public. He believes that a living space is most effective when all these areas integrate to ensure that the public are provided with a safe, healthy and free living... Lire la suite

Jamil Ahmed

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1992

Bangladesh
Jamil Ahmed, a theater activist, seeks, through children’s games and simple theater performance, to help poor working children realize that their lives can be creative and meaningful, that the world is changeable, and that human beings are the ones who change it. Lire la suite

Shale Ahmed

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008

Bangladesh
Shale Ahmed is working for the establishment of health and human rights for Bangladesh’s Kothi, transgender, and ‘men who have sex with men’ (MSM) communities. In a country where men with homosexual preferences and/or feminized behavior and dress are not considered citizens by either the public or... Lire la suite

Matin Ahmed

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2003

Bangladesh
Matin Ahmed is equipping young people in Bangladesh with a combination of English and computer skills so that they can effectively compete for jobs in the marketplace. Lire la suite

Salina Akhter

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015

Bangladesh
Salina is achieving equity in access to elderly housing and care in Bangladesh, by tying the needs of high income and low-income communities. Through an innovative cross-subsidy financial model, her network of care- centers ensures that provides safe, dignified and quality housing and care services... Lire la suite

Salma Ali

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1992

Bangladesh
Salma Ali is releasing Bangladeshi women from prison who are being detained without proper trial or due cause, and guiding these women through the difficult transition to the outside world. Lire la suite

Laila Arzumand Banu

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2002

Bangladesh
In semi-urban and rural Bangladesh, where blood for critical operations is in short supply, Laila Arzumand Banu is setting up financially self-sufficient blood banks that significantly reduce the cost to patients whose lives depend on affordable blood. Lire la suite

Mohammad Bari

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1992

Bangladesh
Dr. Mohammed Abdul Bari, one of Bangladesh's eighty-six pediatricians trying to serve over fifty million children, has demonstrated how organized mothers can fill much of the health care gap themselves and how to pull the largely unused resources of the government's health system in to help them. Lire la suite

M.A. Bari

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

Bangladesh
Mohammed Abdul Bari is working on improving life for Dhaka’s rickshaw pullers by convening the city licensing corporation, police and law enforcement agencies, insurance agencies, health officials, rickshaw owners, and the drivers in a single forum. His approach emphasises both the rights and the... Lire la suite