Scaling Deep

Claudia Thomas Riché: A World of Changemaking Nurses

Claudia Thomas Riché, Founder of NECH-CIEHHaitiSector: Health CareScaling type: Scaling deep, scaling up, scaling outAshoka Fellow since 2019 Link Claudia Thomas Riché, Founder of NECH-CIEH
Nedgine Paul Deroly, APA

Many Hands Lighten the Load

Nedgine Paul Deroly and her team at Anseye Pou Ayiti are revolutionizing the Haitian education system by training a cadre of local “teacher-leaders” who are fostering a passion for learning within their students and re-introducing Haitian traditions to the classroom. Rahet Bally Website Nedgine Paul Deroly, Co-Founder and CEO of Anseye Pou Ayiti Gonaïves, Haiti 

Sowing the Seeds of Sexual Health in the Philippines

Amina Evangelista Swanepoel and her team at Roots of Health are combating the stigma surrounding sexual health and providing crucial reproductive health services in the Philippines. Their hard work has paid off: teenage pregnancies in Palawan’s capital of Puerto Princesa have decreased by a third.   Rahet Bally Website Amina Evangelista Swanepoel, Executive Director of Roots...

Supporting Girls to Soar in Morocco

Maryam Montague’s organization Project Soar is providing teen girls in Morocco, Uganda, and Syria with the tools necessary to become leaders in their communities and beyond.   Rahet Bally Website Maryam Montague, Founder and Executive Director of Project Soar Headquartered in Marrakech, Morocco; Also Serving Girls in Uganda and Syria 

Weaving Solutions for Rural Indonesian Women

By reviving and popularizing the age-old tradition of weaving in 10 rural communities across Eastern Indonesia, Dinny Jusuf’s organization TORAJAMELO is curbing exploitative outward migration by providing sustainable livelihood alternatives for thousands of women.   Rahet Bally Website Dinny Jusuf, Founder of TORAJAMELO Eastern Indonesia

Survivors of Yesterday, Healers of Tomorrow

Dr. Nada Dhaif, the founder of the Bahrain Rehabilitation & Anti-Violence Organization (BRAVO), has transformed the traumatic experience of torture in a Bahrani prison into a movement that empowers victims of trauma to heal one another.  Rahet Bally Website Dr. Nada Dhaif Founder of BRAVO Manama, Bahrain

The Crime of Poverty in Egypt

Nawal Mostafa’s organization Children of Female Prisoners Association (CFPA) has not only shed light on the formerly invisible population of female poverty prisoners in Egypt, but has transformed the public perception of these women and their children from criminals to victims of an unjust system. Rahet Bally Website Nawal Mostafa, Founder of Children of Female Prisoners Association  Cairo, Egypt
Rana holds up a picture book in a read-aloud session.

Harnessing the Power of Reading to Create Changemakers

Dr. Rana Dajani’s organization We Love Reading is a global movement based in Jordan that is utilizing the simple but powerful pastime of reading to increase children’s empathy, cognitive development, and creativity in over 60 countries around the world. 
Saskia speaking to a group of incarcerated mothers..

Breaking the Cycle of Violence in Mexico

Saskia Niño de Rivera’s organization Reinserta has changed both policies and mindsets in Mexico to create a better life and future for children and youth in the criminal justice system.  Rahet Bally Website Saskia Niño de Rivera, Co-Founder of Reinserta Mexico City, Mexico
Nani Zulminarni Photo by Ashoka

Nani Zulminarni: A movement of equality, justice, and visibility

Nani Zulminarni, Founder of PEKKAJakarta, IndonesiaSector: Women’s rights, Equity, Civic EngagementScaling type: Scaling deep, scaling up, scaling outAshoka Fellow since 2007 Rahet Bally Website Nani Zulminarni Photo by Ashoka