Start Empathy!

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.

Meet Ashoka Innovators in Southern Africa

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.
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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/25/15 What does changemaking in higher education look like in Singapore, Mexico, and the southeast United States? Though contexts vary, common interests and experiences unite these institutions across oceans. To celebrate this...
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Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/11/15 "The world is crying out for new ideas... Our kids ought to recognise how deep their capacities for education are.""The capacity for new thinking - or turning old ideas into new applications - has really never been more important...
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 08/03/15 Anshu K. Gupta, Ashoka Fellow and Founder of Goonj observed that two Indias exist side-by-side: the increasingly wealthy, urban India and the impoverished, neglected rural India. Anshu realized that the vast stocks of everyday...

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