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.
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Wed, December 3, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/14 The global community of Ashoka deeply mourns the loss of fellow Ibrahim Sobham. His visionary concept of “putting young people in charge” became a model in later years for the Youth Venture idea and Ashoka’s current work...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, December 1, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/01/14 With the events in Ferguson, MO dominating the news and the national conversation, it's easy to feel powerless, and cynical. But let's remember that in communities like Ferguson -- and similar ones all across the U.S. -- there...
Submitted by Ashoka ChangeInSight on Mon, November 24, 2014
Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 11/24/14 Jose Salcedo was one of the winners of Youth Venture and MTV Tr3s Agents of Change Campaign back in 2010. The campaign spotlighted the issues that affect the Hispanic community in the US including immigration, education, financial...

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