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Martina Bodnarova

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2012

Slovakia
Martina Bodnarova is tackling the challenges of the Slovakian education system in order to ignite a movement of cooperation, empathy, and creativity to spread beyond the classroom walls. Lire la suite

Ladislav Briestensk

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

Slovakia
Ladislav Briestenský is teaching local governments throughout Slovakia to make their practices more transparent and more democratic. He aims to involve local constituencies in their own self-government, and in doing so, strengthen democracy's appeal from the bottom up. Ladislav understands that the... Lire la suite

Monika Grochova

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2000

Slovakia
Monika is combating gender stereotypes and their destructive effects by providing battered women with a range of services, including education in democratic rights and life options that empowers them to take control of their lives and futures. Lire la suite

Ladislav Hegyi

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2001

Slovakia
Ladislav Hegyi is bringing environmentally friendly manufacturing and waste storage practices to Slovakia by educating the public, creating mechanisms for the reuse of items such as clothing and furniture, and lobbying to incorporate environmental costs into the market price of goods. Lire la suite

Štefan Hríb

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2008

Slovakia
During an era and in a region where citizens distrust the media and are increasingly apathetic about politics and discourse, Štefan Hríb has designed a model of independent news and information delivery that captivates wide audiences. Beginning with a weekly periodical and television series, Štefan... Lire la suite

Martina Justova

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2005

Slovakia
Martina is combating high rates of prisoner recidivism in Slovakia by introducing rehabilitation into the country’s secretive and repressive penal system. Bringing outsiders into prisons to provide education and social support to long-term inmates, as well as providing post-release work... Lire la suite

Martin Kovác

Ashoka Fellow since juin 1996

Slovakia
Martin Kovác is promoting local initiatives that build alliances between corporate Slovakia and emerging citizens' organizations to protect and restore Slovakia's rapidly vanishing historic resources. Lire la suite

Michal Kravcík

Ashoka Fellow since oct 1995

Slovakia
Michal Kravcík is demonstrating that locally managed water resources, utilizing many small catchments to absorb and store water, will provide far more cost-effective, efficient, and environmentally safe solutions to Slovakia's water management problems than mega-projects such as large dams and... Lire la suite

Slavomír Krupa

Ashoka Fellow since juil 1997

Slovakia
Slavomír Krupa, a senior member of Slovakia's institutional care community, is re-examining and improving its systems for providing institutional care to the elderly and disabled. Lire la suite

Juraj Lukác

Ashoka Fellow since oct 1995

Slovakia
Juraj Lukác is developing new forms of citizen engagement to protect Central Europe's rapidly-shrinking forests. He is educating citizens, environmental officials and logging interests about the need for and long-term benefits of forest conservation. Lire la suite