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David Yeung

Ashoka Fellow since oct 2018

Hong Kong
David Yeung is seeking to mitigate the impact on the environment and climate change caused by vast consumption of beef, poultry and pork by offering consumers in Greater China and East Asia easy ways to reduce meat in their daily diet and shift to a more sustainable plant-based choice in diet. Lire la suite

Dr. Jan Wulf-Schnabel

Ashoka Fellow since déc 2016

Germany
Through the Institute for Inclusive Education, Jan Wulf-Schnabel lays the foundation for the society-wide recognition, promotion and use of the abilities of people with intellectual disabilities (PWDs). He opens up the educational sector for PWDs as teachers and thereby, not only creates meaningful... Lire la suite

Hélène Viruega

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2016

France

IDEE
 

Afin d’améliorer durablement l’autonomie de patients souffrant de troubles neurologiques et neuropsychiatriques graves, Hélène a développé Equiphoria : une démarche thérapeutique non-médicamenteuse innovante centrée sur le potentiel de chaque patient, dont l’une des caractéristiques est le...

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In a pilot center in a small town in northeastern Brazil, Renata Arantes Villela is creating a caring and nurturing environment for the disabled. With strong links to the broader community in which it is based, the pilot center will serve as a model for the development of much-needed services for... Lire la suite

Joost Van Engen

Ashoka Fellow since mar 2016

Netherlands
By innovating a truly sustainable supply chain including the last-mile that is independent of national healthcare systems, Joost van Engen is creating sustainable access to essential medicines, hygiene products and supplements for low income families in remote areas, while at the same time providing... Lire la suite

Yorgui Teyrouz

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2017

Lebanon
Yorgui is creating and growing a nation-wide citizen-based movement that is able to systemically build peace through the mobilization of blood donors across Lebanon. Lire la suite

Olivier-Hugues Terreault

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2014

Brazil
Olivier-Hugues Terreault is preparing Brazilian society to be able to care for their growing elderly population. Through an innovative clowning therapy, he is equipping caregivers and seniors themselves with tools for communication, meanwhile his work with decision makers and the general population... Lire la suite

Mark Swift

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2017

United Kingdom
Mark Swift is creating a social movement for health that mobilizes and empowers communities to take control over their own health and wellbeing. He broadens the understanding and definition of healthcare, allowing practitioners to refer patients to non-clinical solutions within local communities... Lire la suite

Amina Evangelista Swanepoel

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2017

Philippines
Amina Evangelista Swanepoel is dramatically changing the lives of women and youth in the Philippines by confronting the deep-rooted culture of stigma and misinformation surrounding reproductive and sexual health. By implementing an approach that prioritizes empowerment and community wellbeing, Amina... Lire la suite

Kusumadewi (DY) Suharya

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2017

Indonesia
For long dementia has been considered as normal process of aging. Not many people realized that in most cases it is caused by Alzheimer, a degenerative disease affecting the brain tissue. DY is creating a support system for people with dementia as well as building public awareness of warning signs. Lire la suite