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Luis Aguilar

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2009

Guatemala
Luis Aguilar is reviving rural Guatemalan villages socially, culturally, and economically by creating and maintaining a platform for communication between the communities and their emigrant family members abroad. This platform also facilitates remittances to create jobs in the communities and... Lire la suite

Kara Andrade

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2010

Guatemala
Kara Andrade is the daughter of generations of United Fruit Company banana pickers in the plantations of Guatemala. When her mother became a coyote, Kara had the opportunity to leave Guatemala as a young child, become a U.S. citizen and work as a public health advocate, community organizer and... Lire la suite

Curt Bowen

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Guatemala
Curt Bowen, through his organization Semilla Nueva, is changing the agricultural development system in Central America, working with farmers, citizen sector organizations, and government institutions to create a research and results-based culture. Driven by farmers’ needs and insights, this new... Lire la suite

Daniel Buchbinder

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2016

Guatemala
Daniel is democratizing the support given to entrepreneurs in Central America by offering a unique program that acts as a catalyzer of social innovation, focusing on reaching every entrepreneur that wants to advance a good idea, wherever they are. Through Alterna, Daniel is breaking down the... Lire la suite

Antonieta Castro Abaj

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2003

Guatemala
Antonieta Castro Abaj helps marginalized, indigenous Guatemalan women become knowledgeable civic participants who are willing to defend their otherwise neglected human rights and even pursue leadership positions. Lire la suite

Jorge Marciano Chojolán Pacajoj

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2000

Guatemala
Using new teaching methods in his own schools, Jorge is creating an alternative school system designed to spur improvements in education throughout Guatemala. Lire la suite

Gregory Van Kirk

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2008

Guatemala
Greg Van Kirk has developed the MicroConsignment model—a sustainable, replicable means of delivering health-related goods and services to remote Guatemalan and Ecuadoran villages using entrepreneurship; empowering the villagers to help themselves. Lire la suite