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Helena Balabanova

Ashoka Fellow since sep 1998

Czech Republic
Helena has designed a solution to educating Roma children and adults that impacts the entire area of race relations in the Czech Republic. Her innovative educational programs are unique and comprehensive and benefit both the Roma and non-Roma populations by improving mutual understanding and... Lire la suite

Vera Bechynova

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2001

Czech Republic
Vera Bechynova helps children face difficult domestic situations by empowering families to address their own problems and preserve the family structure. Instead of placing needy children in sub-marginal orphanages or state institutions, she has developed an integrated social system to support... Lire la suite

Petr Bergmann

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2002

Czech Republic
Petr Bergmann is revitalizing the cultural prosperity of Central European cities and towns. By restructuring cultural centers in a way that addresses pressing social issues, Petr is enriching communities and developing a culture of tolerance and understanding. Lire la suite

Bohuslav Blazek

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1995

Czech Republic
This profile is dedicated to the memory of late Bohuslav Blazek. It was prepared when Bohuslav was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1995. Bohuslav Blazek a psychologist in the Czech Republic, is facilitating community development by increasing ordinary Czechs' ability to think creatively and... Lire la suite

Marek Cernocky

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2007

Czech Republic
Marek Cernocky is creating a new way to fund citizen activities in a sustainable and renewable manner by constructing one of the biggest river water electric power plants in the Czech Republic, then using the profits from the power plant to fund charitable activities specified in the statute of... Lire la suite

Milan Chab

Ashoka Fellow since juil 1997

Czech Republic
This profile is dedicated to the memory of Milan Chab. It was prepared when Milan was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996. Milan Cháb has a dramatic plan for integrating disabled and mentally impaired people into Czech society, which previously isolated and institutionalized them, and making... Lire la suite

Pavel Cincera

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2009

Czech Republic
Pavel Cincera is building the foundations for environmental awareness and activism in former Soviet countries through independent journalism. By using a nonaligned and recognized issue, such as environmental protection, Pavel has introduced the first independent and objective online portal in the... Lire la suite

Dagmar Doubravová

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2015

Czech Republic
Dagmar works on decreasing recidivism and developing a more empathetic society in the Czech Republic and Central Europe that understands and reintegrates ex-convicts. She does so by transforming the policies, procedures and practices affecting ex-offenders throughout their encounter with the... Lire la suite

Jeremy Druker

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2010

Czech Republic
Jeremy Druker is developing the foundations for professional journalism in two critical markets: Central Asia, where independent journalism is constantly under threat, and Central Europe, where there is a strong need for industry standards. By placing emerging local journalists at the center of... Lire la suite

Radek Hábl

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2018

Czech Republic
Radek Hábl is developing an evidence-based, holistic and systemic approach to transform the current unfair ecosystem of debt, spur close cooperation among key actors and bring a million of over-indebted and excluded Czech citizens back to society. Lire la suite