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    Growing Aid Where it Matters Most

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    When famine strikes, as it did last year in Somalia, international agencies begin asking for funds to feed starving and malnourished people. &

    Ashoka’s Globalizers are Scaling-up Mobile Technology Solutions to Reach 7 Billion

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    There is nothing more powerful than pattern-changing ideas in the hands of leading social entrepreneurs (as Ashoka CEO Bill Drayton reminds us).

    A Mobile Commerce Approach to Poverty Alleviation

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    The Grameen Foundation’s Mobile Microfranchising initiative was selected as one of the winners of the Ashoka Changemakers 

    Book Release from the Ashoka Community: The Wealth of the Poor - Scaling Up Business Solutions to Social Problems

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    Irrigation pumps, latrines, home improvement packages or bicycles could be added to this list. The cumulated impact of these investments would literally transform the lives of these families. So, why aren’t these families seizing these attractive investment opportunities?

    Red Bull Ampahiko's question time with Bill Drayton

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    From one day to the next, our environments are changing and our global community is struggling to keep up with the high-rate of change.

    Sawa World crowdfunds its way empowering 10,000 East African youth

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    Daphne Nederhorst -- an Ashoka fellow, social entrepreneur, and real-world superhero -- has

    Building Partnerships: A Conversation with Ashoka Fellow Mohammad Al-Ubaydli and Boehringer Ingelheim Executive Joseph Chalil

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    Dr. Mohammad Al-Ubaydli is the founder of Patients Know Best (PKB), a technology platform that allows patients to securely view their medical records and share their information with other doctors and family members, giving individual patients easy access to and control over their medical data. Dr. Joseph Chalil, a Physician and Executive at the pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim, worked alongside Mohammad and his team through the Executive in Residence program to help PKB build strategic partnerships in the US and develop a strategy to scale their operations to new markets.