Ashoka Fellow Anshu Gupta Wins Prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award

Gupta was elected to the global Ashoka Fellowship in 2004 for his game-changing work in founding GOONJ.

Nourishing Schools: Young Changemakers for Better Nutrition

A unique “Nutrition Toolkit” aims to empower schoolchildren to take charge of their own nutrition and that of their communities.

Ashoka Fellows 2015

Welcoming our latest cohort of Fellows

Changemaker Schools in India

7 schools selected for the first cohort of India's Changemaker Schools

How can sports transform young lives?

Ashoka Fellow and Founder of Dream A Dream, Vishal Talreja talks about how sport creates the right environment for reflection, nurturing and fostering positive skills through role-modeling.
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Wed, July 29, 2015
This article was written by Vishnu Swaminathan, South Asia Representative, Leadership Group Member. It originally appeared in the July 2015 issue of Indian Management.Social  entrepreneurship  has  come  of age. From the obscurity of identifying someone...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Wed, July 29, 2015
 BANGALORE, July 29, 2015 – Ashoka Fellow ANSHU GUPTA today was announced as one of five awardees of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award. Gupta was elected to the global Ashoka Fellowship in 2004 for his game-changing work in founding GOONJ. The organisation...
Submitted by Anjana Balakrishnan on Mon, July 27, 2015
 Edit: The NASSCOM Foundation, in partnership with Vodafone Foundation is excited to announce that the Mobile for Good Awards 2015 application deadline has been extended to 15th, August, 2015 due to a large volume of requests from various organizations.A platform...

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Submitted by Shweta Vitta on Mon, July 6, 2015
 School owners and Correspondents often say: ‘inclusion doesn’t work and in the few rare cases where it is claimed to work, there is not enough evidence that those techniques and processes can be extracted and used as-is in other institutions that have no history of...
Submitted by Shweta Vitta on Wed, June 17, 2015
“Everyone is a genius but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb the tree, it is going to spend the rest of its life believing it is stupid”. Albert Einstein.  Educational systems based on competition based academics foster rote learning, since that is viewed...
Submitted by Shweta Vitta on Tue, June 16, 2015
In recent times, there are a few Bollywood movies that have broken the traditional storylines and have fuelled debates around more important issues which were otherwise being discussed behind closed doors, sometimes even ignored completely. Movies are a powerful medium,...

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Ishita is helping the local community in Spiti lead better lives and build a sustainable environment. | Ishita Khanna is transforming lives in Spiti, the eco-friendly way
Ashoka Community Insight: Ashoka Fellow Ishita Khanna’s Ecosphere is transforming lives in ‪Spiti, Himachal Pradesh by building self-reliant communities in eco-friendly ways as well as encouraging tourists to switch to responsible tourism.

Why not encourage and inspire students in constructive engagement by building creative thinking into the very design and tools of their classroom environment?
Ashoka Community Insight: Ashoka Fellows Vishal Talreja and Kabir Vajpeyi talk about the critical need for building right learning spaces in schools.

This woman has on a relentless journey to spread the much needed knowledge and care regarding organ donation.
Ashoka Community Insight: Ashoka Fellow Lalitha Raghuram's MOHAN Foundation is building a world where “people are aware of the importance of organ donation, citizens have access to high-quality counselling, hospital staff are well-trained and governments are creating an enabling environment for such transplants”

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