Ashoka Globalizer Fellows - Economic Inclusion LA 2017

Country: Canada

Jean-François is fighting hunger and nutritional deficiencies by creating initiatives so that chefs can address social and environmental issues in their work. He helps chefs get involved by distributing the excess food from their restaurants, preparing meals for the needy, and training young people in healthy eating...

Country: Brazil

Felipe wants to reduce poverty by promoting inclusive businesses and inclusive consumption through a collaborative platform. Its organization, the Institute of Socio-Economic Solidarity, currently works on four main pillars: a fair trade agency with a suite of integrated services that sees inclusive business issues in...

David is inspiring a generation of teens to better understand technology and problem solving by designing and implementing a new model and process that unqualified teachers can use to engage students in specific technology applications. His model, Creative Technologies in the Classroom, provides teachers with a platform...

Country: Mexico

Alex Eaton seeks to transform the waste and resource management culture among small Mexican producers through biodigester systems. Through relatively easy-to-use technology, farmers can convert animal waste, which they normally accumulate in their fields, into an odorless gas they can be used for cooking or for heating...

Solar Inti wants to become a benchmark for its ability to create, materialize and bring innovative solutions to improve the well-being of vulnerable communities. It is currently promoting an initiative of solar and organic kilns for low-income families (who spend up to 30% of their income on firewood) in Argentina....

Country: Brazil

David wants to boost social gastronomy in the hospitality industry as a way to reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition. With its organization, Gastromotiva, founded in 2006, he works with low-income youths, combining professional education with values education, through a series of practical classroom learning tools and...

Country: Argentina

Mariana and her organization, Doncel, support young people who live or have lived in institutions in their transition to independent living. Doncel's focus is on the need to strengthen and accompany young people from the moment they prepare to leave the institution, as well as during the time of their departure and in...

After more than ten years driving and leading a series of initiatives and organizations to promote collaboration among all social sectors, foster social innovation in B-corps, government and civil society to generate solutions to current social and environmental problems, Juan Pablo is launching a new organization, GAN...

Country: France

The goal of PUR is to help companies regenerate and protect the ecosystems on which they depend. Its main activities are: to develop a global network to promote insetting solutions from the farm to the plate, to promote the investment in integral social and environmental projects, taking advantage of our experience and...

Nicolás combines the concepts of energy, housing and sustainability in a series of initiatives aimed at improving housing conditions and the quality of life of people in the poorest sectors of society in Latin America. FOVISEE, along with Weatherizers Without Borders, the organization he founded, promotes a range of...