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By creating an alternative training approach that casts grassroots innovators rather than traditional academics in the role of teacher, Mwalimu Musheshe is changing what it means to be a social development professional.

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Maria Baryamujura is developing community-based tourism that allows people to use their culture and livelihoods to benefit from tourism, create sustainable rural lifestyles, and expand tourism offerings to capitalize on the growing sector in Uganda.

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Lillian Keene-Mugerwa

Ashoka Fellow since sep 2002

Uganda

Lillian Keene-Mugerwa promotes and defends labor rights in Uganda, placing particular emphasis on the rights of marginalized workers in the informal sector.

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Benon Sebina is overturning the top-down approach to rural development by stimulating farmers to work together to identify creative solutions that rely on local resources.

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Atuki Turner

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2005

Uganda

Atuki Turner is reducing gender violence by making it a community problem rather than private one, and then equipping communities to stop it.

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Alice Emasu

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2011

Uganda

Starting in the Teso sub-region of northern Uganda, Alice Emasu is transforming the social architecture of largely patriarchal rural communities by enabling women to be land owners. Alice believes that unlocking the ability of rural farming women to own land is absolutely critical to their economic...

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Shaka Robert

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2008

Uganda

Shaka Robert is boosting rural economic development by developing a model of professional volunteerism that channels energy and ideas into eradicating poverty.

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Father Paul Okoth is curbing domestic abuse by implementing a series of male-focused psychological, social, and economic interventions that go beyond traditional and largely ineffective punitive measures. His men’s clubs are already playing a significant role in protecting women and reconciling...

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Solomon King

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2014

Uganda

Solomon is unlocking the potential of young high school students in Uganda using the practical science of Robotics. Solomon hopes to transform the education system in the country to focus more on practical knowledge, which is severely lacking in the present formal education system.

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Margrethe Junker

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2004

Uganda

In the AIDS-ravaged nation of Uganda, Margrethe Junker is bringing medical, social and emotional care to urban slum dwellers living with HIV/AIDS with no other access. As clients receive care and begin to recover, they become part of the program, working as nursing care providers, social workers...

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