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Call for Applications: ChangemakerXchange Indonesia 2018

Mar 22, 2018 - 8:01 PM

Join the upcoming #ChangemakerXchange summit in Indonesia from June 26 to July 1, 2018

Rappler Talk: Henry De Sio, Jr on 'The Changemaker Effect' in society

Nov 30, 2017 - 10:20 AM

Former Obama campaign leader Henry De Sio Jr. talks to Rappler about the effect of active and involved citizenry

Filipino HIV advocate chosen as Ashoka Global Fellow

May 31, 2016 - 3:48 PM

B Change founder Laurindo Garcia will get the support of over 3 000 social entrepreneurs around the world as he pursues HIV awareness and LGBT inclusivity in the Philippines

Recruiting millennials: A challenge for social enterprises

Feb 07, 2016 - 11:23 PM

The people behind several prominent social enterprises discuss how to attract and inspire millennials

All eyes on PH startups in mega event for APEC

Jun 19, 2015 - 9:15 AM

The SlingshotMNL 2 day conference will be the official startup event for APEC which the country is hosting this year

FORWARD THINKING. DTI officials and members of the startup community debate tech startups' current and future role in the economy ahead of the big event. Photo by Chris Schnabel / Rappler

'Seeing kids fly' - battling cancer with a smile

Feb 02, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Learn how one organization founded by two graduate students is giving children battling chronic diseases their hope and dignity back

SIMPLE JOYS. Some of Kythe's kids make arts and crafts during the organisation's summer camp.  Photo by Photo from Kythe Inc

Ines Fernandez: A mother for others

Jan 29, 2015 - 4:00 PM

Nanay Ines is a shining example of women who are empowering mothers in rural areas to take better care of their health and wellbeing through proper nutrition and education

Filipino social entrepreneurs named Ashoka Fellows

Jan 28, 2015 - 3:13 PM

The fellows Cristina Liamzon Ines Fernandez John Paul Maunes and Kevin Lee work for different sectors from urban poor mothers and migrants to beneficiaries of water sanitation and people with disabilities

CHANGE-MAKERS. The Philippine Ashoka Fellows - (L-R) Ines Fernandez, Cristina Liamzon, JP Maunes, Kevin Lee, and Girlie Lorenzo - talk about their different initiatives a day before the launch Monday, January 26. Photo by Marianna Vargas/ Rappler Marianna Vargas/ Rappler

Cameraman with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

Oct 06, 2014 - 9:45 PM

American freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo who contracted Ebola in Liberia arrives in the US to receive treatment the fifth US national to catch the deadly virus

HEADING FOR HOME. The entrance of the Ebola treatment center of aid agency Doctors Without Borders where NBC cameraman Ashoka Mukpo, 33, who has been infected with the Ebola virus was treated in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo by Pascal Guyot / AFP

Texas tracks 50 for Ebola, 10 at high risk

Oct 04, 2014 - 9:11 AM

The 50 are a narrow list from an initial pool of 100 people thought to have come into contact with Thomas Eric Duncan the ebola patient

HAZMAT. Hazmat trucks sit outside the apartment where Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan was staying in Dallas, Texas, USA, 03 October 2014. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Do you know a social innovator?

Mar 14, 2014 - 8:43 PM

The Ashoka Foundation is looking for Filipinos with a new vision of how to solve a social problem and transform society