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Antonio García Domínguez

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2007

Spain

Despite the recent innovations in laws across Europe decreeing equality for men and women in all areas of public life, society is far from being truly egalitarian. Aware of this reality, Antonio García Domínguez is working with a collective that is often overlooked in solving this problem: Men. To...

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Beatriz Fadón Junyent

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2008

Spain

Modern agricultural policy and the heavy subsidization of industrial farms in Europe have stripped farmers of their political and economic influence, creating an overall state of listlessness in rural Spain and driving many to abandon the profession altogether. In response, Beatriz Fadón Junyent is...

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Faustino Zapico García

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2007

Spain

Faustino Zapico has reformulated the structure of the prison system to break the subculture that transforms these institutions into schools of crime. Where the “law of silence”, confrontation, and mistrust have been the prevailing attitudes, now trust and values are transmitted through micro...

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Isabel Guirao

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

Spain

Isabel Guirao uses leisure activities to promote the integration of mentally disabled young people in Spain. Through a loosely structured program of fun events and classes for both the disabled and others, Isabel is creating a network of community support for the independence and autonomy of the...

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Raúl Contreras

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

Spain

Raúl is creating employment for marginal groups normally excluded from the labor market through an integrated model in which social and economic interests converge. He has converted corporations into agents of social transformation to bring about a more inclusive economic system.

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Vicki Bernadet

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2006

Spain

Vicki Bernadet is bringing the issue of sexual abuse of children to the attention of Spanish society through public awareness and education. Her counseling center helps victims to break their silence and seek the support needed to recover.

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Narcís Vives Ylla

Ashoka Fellow since mai 2008

Spain

Narcís Vives is developing a new education model that makes learning fun and effective while also closing the digital gap between those communities who proactively use new technologies and those who do not. In Atlas of Diversity, he has designed a simple, cheap and far reaching resource that over 4...

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Merche Garcia Villatoro

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2010

Spain

Merche Garcia Villatoro is bringing together key educational institutions to provide a holistic experience for children and youth beyond teaching formal skills, to include values such as empathy, democratic participation, and service. In doing this, Merche assists educational institutions, parents...

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Martín Ascacibar

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2010

Spain

Martin Ascacíbar is creating vibrant, profitable new businesses in rural Spain by restructuring value chains and processes related to biomass. These structures engage local small producers and businesses who then reap significant economic benefits that previously only went to larger non-resident...

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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...

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