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Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, April 16, 2014
Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, April 16, 2014
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Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, April 9, 2014
The Skoll World Forum opening plenary started tonight with a Nelson Mandela quote: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Yet, as you’re doing the impossible – with the drive and ambition that is required of changemakers – how you do capture...
Submitted by Stephen Outlaw on Wed, April 9, 2014
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Submitted by Pauline Verhaeghe on Wed, April 9, 2014
"Don't ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive. For what the world needs are more people who have come alive." Premal Shah, Kiva   'WHO CARES?', the award wining documentary by brazilian filmmaker Mara Mourao is screened...
Submitted by Felicity Mclean on Tue, April 8, 2014
The whole Ashoka team is getting ready for the Skoll World Forum in Oxford. Starting from Wednesday 9th of April until Friday 11th, the Ashoka team will be hosting events and participating in the 2014 Skoll World Forum. The Skoll World Forum is the...
Rob Wilson, Director of Ashoka UK  The world is changing at an exponential rate. The 21st Century will bring new social, economic and environmental challenges and the next generation need to be equipped with the confidence and adaptable skills...
Submitted by Danielle Batist on Tue, April 1, 2014
We are proud to present Faisel Rahman, founder of Fair Finance as Fellow of the Month.  Faisel Rahman is transforming the provision of financial services to the most disadvantaged and demonstrating that this market can be profitable through...
Submitted by Danielle Batist on Mon, March 24, 2014
Annys Darkwa is the founder of Vision Housing, a social enterprise which offers quality housing and support services to ex-offenders from the very first day of their release. By addressing the accommodation needs of former prisoners, Vision Housing...
Submitted by Danielle Batist on Mon, March 3, 2014
We're proud to present Annys Darkwa, founder of Vision Housing, as our latest Fellow of the Month.  Annys’s key insight is that if you leave prison with nowhere to go on your first day, you are likely to reoffend. She believes that...