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Thiago Ackel Mundano

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2015

Brazil
Thiago Mundano created Pimp My Carroça, a movement that uses graffiti, art, and viral social media to give visibility and dignity to garbage collectors in Brazil, who are important but marginalized recycling agents. His initiative is already producing legal in cultural changes in how these workers... Lire la suite

Yasar Adanali

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2016

Turkey
Yaşar is the founder of Beyond İstanbul, centre for spatial justice, which reverses the currently negative eco-political, dynamics behind Turkey’s destructive urban development through knowledge production, awareness raising, and creating participatory models for different stakeholders. Convinced... Lire la suite

Mary Allegretti Zanoni

Ashoka Fellow since avr 1987

Brazil
Mary Allegretti has made it her life's work to conitnue the efforts of the late Chico Mendes to fight fo the rights of rubber tappers against those who would destroy the rainforest that serves as their source of income. Lire la suite

Tibério Alloggio

Ashoka Fellow since déc 1998

Brazil
Tiberio Alloggio is turning community-based ecotourism–an ideal medium for the preservation of indigenous culture and the conservation natural resources–into an effective economic solution for the river populations of the Amazon region. Lire la suite

María Almazán

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Spain
María is transforming the apparel industry in Europe by creating an open and scalable strategy implemented across the whole value chain that promotes a sustainable and affordable textile production and consumption. María works closely with the key stakeholders in the European textile industry and is... Lire la suite

Sebastião Alves

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2015

Brazil
Sebastiao has developed a model for creating sustainable farming practices and increasing quality of life in rural sertão by combining local knowledge with modern agriculture technology. This new development model is spread through Brazil’s northeastern region and can be applied anywhere in the... Lire la suite

Lumber Andrada

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2018

Uruguay
Lumber has developed a technology and process to re-use waste materials from the plastic industry into local economies, with the participation local recyclers and Municipalities. At the same time, he is building the necessary ecosystem, developing new roles and mindset shift for existing players. Lire la suite

José Antonio Bacchin

Ashoka Fellow since nov 1991

Brazil
Jose Antonio Bacchin, an environmentalist and specialist in community based economic development, is developing income generation projects for rural communities situated in state park forests. The program reconciles local community needs with protection of the environment. He calls his program... Lire la suite

Evariste Aohoui

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Rachel Armstrong

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2018

United States
Through Farm Commons and starting with sustainable farmers, Rachel Armstrong is reforming legal services in a way that respects the client as a primary source of knowledge, inspiration, and solutions and helps changemakers thrive. Lire la suite