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April 13, 2015, No comments

China is a superpower and the preferred partner of many governments in Africa, and is why last month’s 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Collaboration in Beijing was a pivotal […]

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Water Wars: Fighting Over Earth’s Most Precious Fluid

March 18, 2014, No comments

With global water use growing at more than twice the rate of human population increase in the last century, the issue of water security issue is quick ...

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General Electric and Ashoka Changemakers Award $75K to Innovators Advancing Economic Equality for Women in the Middle East and North Africa

January 23, 2014, No comments

The winners of the Women Powering Work: Innovations for Economic Equality competition, sponsored by General Electric and Ashoka Changemake ...

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Four Lessons From A Social Entrepreneur Tackling The Youth Employment Crisis In Southern Africa

November 18, 2013, No comments

Dorien Beurskens, founder of Young Africa (YA) and an Ashoka Fellow who was elected as part of the “Future Forward” partnership with ...

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    Can Pay Toilets Save Lives?
    September 10, 2012, 1 Comment

    Providing low fee pay toilets in schools, slums, and cities may not seem like a revolutionary idea. But when you consider that since 2008,  50% of the world’s population now resides [...]