Ashoka Globalizer Fellows - Economic Inclusion LA 2017

Mamotest is a tele-mammography network that is helping to democratize access to early diagnosis by offering high-quality screenings to detect breast cancer in women who, because of distance or cost, could not afford it, through a network of centers in remote areas, with trained personnel and advanced technology. Its...

Country: Mexico

Although access to drinking water is a legal right in Mexico, many citizens in rural areas lack access to this vital resource. Fermín and his organization, Cantaro Azul, focus on insufficient access to drinking water in Mexico facing the environmental, social and economic causes of the problem. Cántaro Azul democratizes...

Tenoli is a hybrid solution for small grocery store owners in underserved urban communities in Mexico, whose goal is to connect microenterprises with the public and private sector to achieve true economic inclusion. The Tenoli model is an all-inclusive club for small grocery stores that are looking to grow. They operate...

Sebastián created the organization Balloon to stimulate in the young people socially oriented perspectives and to support entrepreneurs of the rural communities. In their model, both groups complement one another in a learning process that generates lasting social impact. Balloon helps young people develop...

Country: Mexico

Manuel founded Iluméxico with the aim of eradicating energy poverty in Mexico. Iluméxico uses a mix of community development and monitoring activities to implement solar panels with clean technology, complemented by strategic alliances with key players in the sector. Manuel has taken his model a step further by...