Ashoka

Ashoka

To support social entrepreneurs who are leading and collaborating with ...

Accelerator/Incubator | United States of America | Community Development

 

Overview

Ashoka is the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with nearly 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in 70 countries putting their system changing ideas into practice on a global scale. Founded by Bill Drayton in 1980, Ashoka has provided start-up financing, professional support services, and connections to a global network across the business and social sectors, and a platform for people dedicated to changing the world. Ashoka launched the field of social entrepreneurship and has activated multi-sector partners across the world who increasingly look to entrepreneurial talent and new ideas to solve social problems.

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Svadha

Establishing an organized rural WASH market.

Svadha a WASH startup (acronym stands for Water Sanitation &...

sector

Health Improvement
Disease Specific Prevention and Mitigation
Access to Clean Water and Sanitation

regions

India

People

Garima Sahai

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Evrnu

Recycling cotton waste to create renewable textiles

Evrnu is a revolutionary new technology and business model that...

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United States of America

People

Stacy Flynn

Joint

Radio Nisaa

Contributing to full and equal integration of women in Palestina

Radio Nisaa FM was launched in 2009 by Maysoun Odeh...

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Equality & Empowerment/Minorities/Previously Excluded Populations
Community Development
Access to Information

regions

State of Palestine

People

Maysoun Odeh Gangat


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Ashoka Global Headquarters :

1700 North Moore Street
Suite 2000 (20th Floor)
Arlington Virginia 22209
United States of America



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Last Update: Mar 28, 2016 2:47 p.m.

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