Ashoka Globalizer Fellows - Economic Inclusion LA2

Country: Argentina
Field of Work: Environment

Ricardo Bertolino (Argentina, 1998) is training youth to become leaders within their communities through an ingeniously simple model that engages them in the solution of one of Argentina's most pressing problems: waste management.

Country: Brazil
Field of Work: Health

Fábio Bibancos is expanding oral health care for Brazil's poorest citizens with a series of incentives that encourages dentists to provide primary preventative care to low-income patients.

Country: Argentina
Field of Work: Civic Engagement

Traditional social movements and government interventions have often failed to win businesses to the cause of social responsibility. Diego Carvajal builds a network of vibrant institutions to help businesses see the value of positive social reform, and helps individual consumers use everyday economic decisions to...

Country: Mexico
Field of Work: Economic Development

Vicente Fenoll is creating an ecosystem for ethical banking in Mexico using innovative technology that allows both savers and receivers of microloans to transparently interact and drives costs down, and provides all users with financial education that will help them to make better financial decisions, leading to social...

Country: Argentina
Field of Work: Environment

Angie Ferrazzini is transforming production and consumption habits in Argentina to build sustainable communities by leveraging key stakeholders in the farm to table pipeline. 

Country: Mexico
Field of Work: Health

Morgan is turning the traditional model of community health upside down by caring for communities with chronic diseases as a whole rather than only those who are ill and enabling all community members to take charge of their own care. Morgan seeks to shift the chronic, degenerative disease healthcare paradigm to one...

Country: Mexico
Field of Work: Health

Javier Lozano has created a low-cost, one-stop-shop clinic to treat diabetes and prevent the complications associated with the disease. With advanced technology and diagnostic and treatment innovations, his clinic offers high-class yet extremely affordable medical care for populations that could otherwise not access it...

Country: Argentina
Field of Work: Health

Raúl Lucero is integrating people with disabilities into mainstream society by developing their capacities and encouraging their autonomy to become socially independent.

Country: Mexico
Field of Work: Health

Edgar Martínez is redefining dental clinics, particularly in rural and low-income communities, by proactively intervening in schools and communities to teach dental hygiene. Edgar thereby reduces the need for extensive dental care and makes high-quality dental care more accessible through his franchise network of low-...

Country: France
Field of Work: Environment

Nicolas Metro is redefining forest preservation as a human development issue, one that reaches far beyond environmental conservation. By positioning trees as central actors in creating economic opportunities and addressing social issues, Nicolas develops simple ways for companies and local communities to find common...