Among European countries, Romania has the highest number of people who are trafficked or work in conditions that compromise their safety, health and dignity. Not only poverty but, above all, dreams of a better life make people, vulnerable to deception and exploitation. Ioana identifies, mobilizes...Czytaj dalej
Stephen Manning is building communities and legal structures that protect immigrants from the imbalance of power and otherization that create abuses in our current system. He is doing this by reimagining how immigration law is practiced and creating new structures to support immigrant defense work...Czytaj dalej
Reducing social exclusion and food waste through connecting vegetables and people
Ashoka Belgium Impact Programme 2020 introduces participant Naomi Smith and the project enVie Atelier. 📣 In a conversation with us, Naomi shared her journey as a social entrepreneur, how important it is to collaborate and how the Impact Programme is boosting her impact. 🗣Naomi Smith started enVie...
Ashoka Fellows Roundtable on Aging: Chapter 1 Anne Bastings: Forget Memory, Try Imagination!
Ashoka Fellow Anne Basting shares how and why she founded TimeSlips. Her Innovative approach to communicating with people with dementia is being replicated worldwide. Please Join Anne, other Ashoka Fellows and friends for this special event. Contact us for further information of the event.
Ashoka Fellows Roundtable on Aging: Chapter 2 DY Suharya : Do not Underestimate Memory Loss
Ashoka Fellow DY Suharya shares why she founded ALZI and how she pioneered a cross-generations movement to improve the quality of life of people with Alzheimer and their caregivers. Please Join DY, other Ashoka Fellows and friends for this special event. Contact us for more information and Event...
Ashoka Fellows Roundtable on Aging: Chapter 3 Ole Kassow: The Right to Relate
Ashoka Fellow Ole Kassow shares why he founded Cycling Without Age, and how offering free trishaw rides in his community turned into a global movement that creates relationships that break isolation and loneliness in old age. Please join Ole, other Ashoka Fellows and friends for this special event.
Ashoka Fellows Roundtable on Aging: Chapter 4 Sérgio Serapião: Celebrating Longevity
Ashoka Fellow Sérgio Serapião shares how and why he founded LAB60+, a movement of people and organizations, to revolutionize the meaning of longevity. Please join Sergio, other Ashoka Fellows and friends for this special event.
Ashoka Fellows Roundtable on Aging Chapter 5, Anil Patil: A Lifeline for Invisible Carers
Ashoka Fellow Anil Patil shares how and why he established Carers Worldwide, enabling support systems and infrastructure that transforms the lives of unpaid family carers in developing countries. Please join Anil, other Ashoka Fellows and friends for this special event.
Matki przeciw terroryzmowi
"Kiedy oni przyjdą, żeby zwerbować naszych synów musimy powstać! Matka nic nie zyska; jej syn jest ważniejszy dla niej niż cokolwiek innego i jeśli obiecasz mi cały świat, albo nawet niebo, ja nie zamienię tego na życie mojego syna." Edit Schlaffer, członkini Ashoki, prezeska organizacji Women...
Will the Covid Crisis Spur Us to End Homelessness?
The Covid pandemic is exposing cracks in numerous public systems—including health care, finance, and housing. In fact, says Rosanne Haggerty, founder of Community Solutions and a global expert on homelessness, the three are closely linked. Before Covid, homelessness was an epidemic on its own. Now...