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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

Fernando Assad

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2015

Brazil
Fernando Assad is preventing major health risks and bringing dignity to those in Brazil who live in unsafe homes with his home improvement kit. In addition to the kit, his organization Vivenda creates incentives for volunteers, builders, the government, and companies from the housing construction... Lire la suite

António Bello

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2018

Portugal
Through community-based collaborative efforts, António is enabling those who live in unsafe and/or degrading housing conditions to rehabilitate their homes and to improve their livelihood. Lire la suite

Annys Darkwa

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2012

United Kingdom
Annys Darkwa has identified that stable, quality housing is a key linchpin in the cycle of re-offending, and she is solving this public sector problem with a private sector solution. Lire la suite
As a pioneer in the field of urban housing reform, Maria das Gracas “Graca” Xavier is mobilizing historically excluded groups to take charge of their housing needs, and in turn, advance their legal and political interests. Lire la suite

Mariana Estevao

Ashoka Fellow since oct 2012

Brazil
With the project Arquiteto de Família (Architect of Family), she seeks to promote technical assistance for project design and construction of housing improvements housing autoconstructed to promote healthy housing. The houses targeted by the action of Mariana are households with low standard of... Lire la suite

Daniel Kerber

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2016

Germany
Daniel Kerber prototypes and disseminates holistic, dignified living concepts for people on the move – bridging three crucial stages of a refugee's journey: arrival centers in the global north, transit zones and refugee camps. With his work, he creates rapid evidence of what works on the ground and... Lire la suite

Nicolás está fusionando los conceptos de energía, vivienda, y sostenibilidad en una serie de iniciativas creativas y contextualizadas encaminadas a mejorar las condiciones de las viviendas y la calidad de vida de las personas en los sectores más humildes de la sociedad en América Latina. Desde...

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François Marty

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2008

France

IDÉE

Pour répondre à un problème sociétal majeur de logement des personnes aux plus bas revenus, la Foncière Chênelet « déplace les lignes » et propose un habitat écologique de très haute qualité pour les personnes les plus vulnérables. L’ambition n’est pas d’entreprendre pour de l’argent, mais...

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Johnson Oei

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2018

Malaysia
Through his organization Epic Collective, Johnson is harnessing the power of collective impact by creating a collaborative model for community development. All parties are empowered to take action, and communities in need are no longer viewed as the other, but as an equal player in community work. Lire la suite