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Pilar Mateo Herrero

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2011

Spain
Pilar Mateo Herrero breaks the link between poverty and disease through a community-based approach that creates sustained change in communities and living environments in developing countries. Accelerated by a new painting technology that effectively eradicates diseases like Chagas, dengue fever,... Lire la suite

Josephine Nzerem

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2002

Nigeria
Josephine Nzerem is protecting the social and economic rights of women, especially widows, by encouraging men to acknowledge and provide for their wives' rights to own and inherit property. Lire la suite

Steve Collins

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2009

Ireland
Steve Collins is changing the architecture of nutritional treatment by bringing treatment out to afflicted people rather than afflicted people to the treatment. By using a decentralized care model and orchestrating the spread of a range of Ready to Use Foods, Steve is revolutionizing the way the... Lire la suite

Ramzi Jaber

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2013

Palestine
Ramzi Jaber is using design and technology to create and highlight data-based stories intended to inform public opinion about social justice issues and mobilize for social change. Lire la suite

Sanjeev Arora

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2009

United States

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Jaime Delgado

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2006

Peru
Jaime Delgado, who pioneered the field of consumer protection in Peru, is now extending his work to change the relationship between consumers and vendors throughout Latin America. Lire la suite

Cynthia Figueiredo Camargo

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2003

Brazil
Through a classroom-oriented radio show in which teachers, students, and community are the protagonists, Cynthia Figueiredo Camargo has made radio into an educational tool with a direct impact on the quality of teaching in the public school system. Lire la suite

Bola Fajemirokun

Ashoka Fellow since avr 2002

Nigeria
Frustrated by the snail's pace at which Nigerian courts operate, Bola Fajemirokun is improving the court reporting system and enabling lawyers, judges, and others to respond more effectively to pressing legal issues, especially those in the field of environmental law. In the process, she is... Lire la suite
Tereza Hradílková has created a comprehensive program for families with blind children or children with multiple disabilities. Her family based method is a dramatic departure from the traditional expert driven, institutionalized care of such children in Czech Republic. Lire la suite

Cagan Sekercioglu

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2015

Turkey
Çağan Şekercioğlu aims to prevent extinctions and consequent collapses of critical ecosystem processes while making sure that human communities benefit from conservation as much as the wildlife they help conserve. His non-profit organization Kuzey Do?a builds sustainable and replicable models that... Lire la suite