Ashoka Fellow
South Africa
Fellow Since 1998
Oukasie Development Trust
    This description of Jacob Moatshe's work was prepared when Jacob Moatshe was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1998.
    Jacob Moatshe (South Africa 1998) has created a series of civic institutions and related partnerships that began serving a population of thirty thousand and has expanded to cover 2.5 million inhabitants. Now Jacob is taking the next step, using the breadth and knowledge that these institutions and relationships afford to identify and promote the key policy initiatives for the entire region in the areas of health, education and housing.
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