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Judi Aubel

Ashoka Fellow since oct 2012

Senegal
Judi Aubel is improving the lives of women, children and families by empowering grandmothers, an abundant and underutilized cultural resource, to catalyze change in socio-cultural norms related to many issues, including girls’ education, early and forced marriage, teen pregnancy, female genital... Lire la suite

Silvia Maria Carvalho

Ashoka Fellow since nov 1986

Brazil
Silvia dedicates her work to training teachers and other actors of public education in primary schools of early childhood education. With her work at Instituto Avisa Lá she built a continuous system of teacher training linked to student learning. Lire la suite

Marli Márcia da Silva

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2006

Brazil
Without legally established paternity, 30 percent of Brazil’s children raised by single mothers face lifelong stigma and limited financial means. Marli da Silva promotes the full citizenship and material and affective support of children abandoned by their fathers by supporting single mothers. She... Lire la suite

Aldana Di Costanzo

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Argentina

 

Aldana fundó Aiken con el fin de generar un cambio cultural, y brindar tanto a niños como a adultos herramientas para transitar la muerte de un ser querido, entender la muerte como parte de la vida, y como una situación que puede servir para generar una nueva realidad. Hoy, Aiken es la única...

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Upon first coming into contact with a child suffering from cerebral palsy, Pedro Guimarães’s life immediately changed—instead of seeing a disability, he saw the enormous potential and intelligence behind a body that failed to obey. This inspiration led him to the realization that traditional... Lire la suite

Alejandra Jimenez

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2016

Chile
Alejandra is using circus to prepare children and youth to be active citizens. She engages youth from multiple communities in Chilean society, especially those with little or no education in cultural activities. She uses the excitement of the circus to involve the body and mind of children in a wide... Lire la suite

Jérémy Lachal

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2015

France

LUTTER CONTRE L’ISOLEMENT CULTUREL ET LE MANQUE D’INFORMATION GRÂCE À UN NOUVEAU
CONCEPT DE BIBLIOTHÈQUE EN KIT

 

Grâce à l’IDEAS BOX, « la bibliothèque du 21e siècle » sur mesure, prête à l’emploi et transportable, Jeremy Lachal sort les populations vulnérables de leur isolement en adaptant...

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Girlie Garcia-Lorenzo

Ashoka Fellow since nov 2013

Philippines
Poor children suffering from chronic illnesses in Philippine public hospitals experience extreme stress and pain. Families and hospital staff also suffer from the physical demands of caring and the emotional strain of treating children with serious, often terminal, conditions. Maria Fatima “Girlie”... Lire la suite

Maria lucia carr Gulassa

Ashoka Fellow since oct 1989

Brazil
Maria Lucia Gulassa has developed and is setting out to spread simple, effective new approaches to caring for infants and children in the daycare centers, nurseries, and institutions of Sao Paulo, especially those serving its poor majority. Lire la suite

Mara Maudet

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2013

France

DOPER L’EFFICACITÉ DES SERVICES SOCIAUX TRAVAILLANT AUPRÈS DES PLUS DÉFAVORISÉS

Innovant dans les services aux populations les plus pauvres – centres sociaux, formation, accueil petite enfance - depuis les années 1980, en les associant à l’élaboration des solutions, elle a largement influencé les...

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