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Juan Andrade

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1996

Ecuador
Juan Andrade has formed a grass-roots social movement to rehabilitate and empower street children and eradicate the forces that compel children to the streets. Lire la suite

Santiago Andrade Pinto

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1998

Ecuador
Santiago Andrade is motivating youth volunteerism by creating alternative spaces which allow young people to organize for the benefit and service of their communities, assume roles as citizens and leaders, and commit to productive projects which help their communities confront the conditions of... Lire la suite
Sonia Andrade helps senior citizens reclaim their traditional social status through legal reform, public advocacy, and intergenerational business ventures. She is narrowing the generation gap by encouraging the young and old to work together, learn from each other, and jointly solve common problems,... Lire la suite
Orazio Bellettini creates incentives for transparency in government bodies and increases citizens’ capacities to mobilize around the information released in order to demand public services and spur development. Lire la suite
Raúl Cabrera is recovering abandoned and underutilized land on Ecuador's coast and offering new options to coffee farmers who have been affected by shifts in international markets. Lire la suite

Maria Augusta Calle Andrade

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2001

Ecuador
María Augusta Calle is transforming public understanding of political, economic, and social issues by providing a diverse and credible news source for a wide variety of audiences. Lire la suite

César Cardenas

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1996

Ecuador
César Cárdenas is transforming the field of youth development in Ecuador through the systematic application of the principles of youth participation in all aspects of public life. In so doing, he is actively subverting the typical "one-way road" of adult-youth relations in Latin American culture to... Lire la suite

Diego Carrasco Espinosa

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1998

Ecuador
Diego Carrasco is empowering indigenous and rural groups to confront poverty and political disenfranchisement by creating a traveling school of traditional native and rural arts to recuperate cultural heritage, build self-esteem, and create economic opportunities. Lire la suite

José Carvajal

Ashoka Fellow since juin 1998

Ecuador
José Carvajal has developed a unique farmer-to-farmer training model aimed at improving the operation and management of farms, strengthening rural institutions, assisting farmers in the production and sale of organic crops, and supporting sustainable agricultural practices at all levels of society. Lire la suite