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Sumaira Abdulali

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008

India
By facilitating a transparent, citizen-led movement to link urban development and noise regulation, Sumaira Abdulali is spearheading a movement against the pervasive environmental hazard of noise pollution. Through her organization, Awaaz Foundation, she has successfully proven that noise pollution... Lire la suite
Javed Abidi is working to make legislative rights and economic opportunities a reality for the disabled in India. He is organizing disability groups across thematic, geographic, and language barriers to set up an informed national lobby. Simultaneously, he is establishing partnerships with business... Lire la suite

George Abraham

Ashoka Fellow since fév 2001

India
George Abraham is helping the visually impaired reach their full potentials. His Vision Enhancement Center provides blind and seeing impaired patients with the counseling, support, and training they need to function as independently as possible. Lire la suite

John Abraham

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2003

India
John Abraham is leading the rural poor in Maharashtra to occupy and stake a formal claim on unused government land, with potential legal, economic, and political implications nationwide. Lire la suite

Sunil Abraham

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 1999

India
Sunil Abraham is providing web services and products that are affordable and effective for the Indian voluntary sector. His work, based on "open-source" sharing of programs, enables citizen organizations to effectively use the Internet in the areas of fundraising, networking, advocacy, and knowledge... Lire la suite

Damodar Acharya

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

India
As thousands of children migrate annually from rural India to join the millions of children working in cities, Damodar Acharya is attacking the problem by eliminating the reasons for child labor. By investing in educational opportunities and putting political power in the hands of children, rural... Lire la suite

Maharukh Adenwalla

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2002

India
Maharukh Adenwalla, a lawyer, has mounted a child rights campaign through individuals, organizations, and the judicial system. She is using case law to push legislation protecting children in distress, while educating the public on legal interventions that are available to children and current... Lire la suite

Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2008

India
Vijay Pratap Singh Aditya and his social enterprise, Ekgaon Technologies, are creating technology platform’s to provide financial, health, and agriculture services to rural customers. As more and more companies compete for the “bottom of the pyramid” markets in rural India, Vijay’s technological... Lire la suite

Ravi Agarwal

Ashoka Fellow since jan 1998

India
Ravi Agarwal is changing the urban waste management system in India by involving local communities and the informal sector of rag pickers in waste disposal, and by advocating for a cleaner materials policy in industry. Lire la suite

Anil Agarwal

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 1982

India
Anil Agarwal is raising public consciousness of environmental issues through publications in order to create a sensible development policy. Lire la suite