Cookathon for Karnataka

How can we create nutritious mid-day meals?


Making an inclusive world possible, through play

Changemaker Schools in India

7 schools selected for the first cohort of India's Changemaker Schools

Ashoka Fellows 2015

Welcoming our latest cohort of Fellows

Ashoka Fellow Kailash Satyarthi wins Nobel Peace Prize

Kailash Satyarthi and child rights activist Malala Yousafzai win the Nobel Peace Prize
Submitted by Shweta Vitta on Fri, April 17, 2015
  On a bright Sunday morning, in Coles Park, Bangalore, two children are playing on the swing. While *Radhika is swinging, *Isha is pushing the red-coloured bucket swing gently and simultaneously, tries to engage in a conversation.After ten minutes or so, they hop...
Submitted by Shweta Vitta on Tue, April 14, 2015
 On 12th April, in the evening at around 4 pm, Something’s Cooking studio was buzzing with enthusiasm. Organic farmers K Kallappa and his wife, Sumangala, had come all the way from Bellary and applied their local knowledge of years to create a recipe that is highly...
 From L-R - Kousalya Periasamy, Seema Prakash and Dr. Sailakshmi BalijepalliOn International Women’s Day (March 8, 2015), the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee awarded 3 our Fellows - Seema Prakash, Kousalya Periasamy and Dr. Sailakshmi Balijepalli with the...

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Submitted by Shweta Vitta on Thu, April 16, 2015
  Ashoka-Innovators for the Public has launched its global initiative, ‘Changemaker Schools’ in India and has selected 7 diverse schools for the first cohort. The program seeks to identify, connect and support innovative schools across the world which recognize...

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Unfortunately, India's education system continues to remain focused on producing graduates who can meet the needs of industrialism rather than those who can create knowledge economies. But with an estimated 300 million students entering the...
Ashoka Community Insight: Ashoka Fellows Kiran Bir Sethi and Vishal Talreja talk about the need for building changemaker skills such as empathy, leadership and teamwork in our children today, so that they are empowered to change the future.

In a small office tucked away in the bylanes of Lower Parel, seven men sit brainstorming over ideas to foster the growth of an industry which is currently a dying means of rural livelihood.
Ashoka Community Insight: Ashoka Fellow Sanvar Oberoi's BOHECO is exploring the untapped industry of industrial hemp for the first time ever in India.

Ashoka Community Insight: Ashoka Fellow Dr. GNS Reddy's Akshayakalpa's rural, dairy farms are redefining the way dairy farming takes place in ‪India. It's ingenious and compassionate methods are creating happy cows which produce organic, nutritious milk as well as increase farmer's monetary benefits.

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