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Empathy (Ubuntu) is a traditional and widespread value throughout Southern Africa. Learn how Ashoka is promoting Empathy also as a skill for changemaking in early childhood development.

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Southern Africa has the largest and oldest fellowship in Africa.

Ashoka Youth Venture

We create the conditions for youth to have the freedom, confidence and support to become changemakers.

Rural Innovation and Farming

How can social innovators change the rural areas, from agriculture to education to environment?

Everyone A Changemaker

How would a world where everyone is empowered as active citizens look like? We believe the change is on its way.
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/27/15 Previously a Mechanical Engineer, Ashoka Fellow Arvind Kejriwal was elected as a Fellow due to his work which used a 2001 law called the Right to Information Act (RTIA) to bring political power back to the people of India. The...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, February 19, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/19/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Michael Zakaras who is part of the AshokaUS Venture and Fellowship team. Maybe Ashoka is onto something after all! It wasn’t more than 15 minutes into this week’s Global Innovation...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Thu, February 19, 2015
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 02/19/15 Editor's Note: This article was written by Fernande Raine, Managing Director, Ashoka and first appeared newcitiesfoundation.org. When you look at the work of the young and dynamic social entrepreneur Sascha Haselmayer,...

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