Ashoka East Africa Blog

  Paris was a "bomb". Everywhere you turned, you found yourself face to face with a social entrepreneur who had an explosive new idea that had been tried, tested and with demonstrable impact.Consider these:   In Tanzania, Bart...
In one particular PowerPoint presentation about Ashoka that I often use when introducing the organization, I start with a set of slides about Ashoka’s values.  I mention to audiences that we are focused on innovation, on wide-scale social...
Submitted by Simon Stumpf on Mon, August 8, 2011
On Monday night last week, I found myself sharing a car ride home with Ashoka Fellow Haron Wachira.  We’d been together all day at a meeting with recently elected village elders in the community of Gichugu.  Haron had presented to the...