Fellows by Category

Mexico

Raul Mendoza is unleashing creativity for social development in indigenous and low-income communities in Mexico. His organization, Germinalia, is using creative education and the transformation of public spaces into “spaces of possibility” to help individuals, especially young people, define their own identity and see the power of their own...

Mexico

Through a rigorous process of measuring greenhouse gas emissions in rural Mexican households, Victor and his team are aggregating the carbon emissions savings achieved by replacing traditional cooking fires with energy-efficient stoves and selling those savings as carbon credits on the international voluntary carbon market. Victor’s...

Mexico

Colectivo de Hombres por Relaciones Igualitarias (CORIAC)

Francisco Cervantes is redefining in a positive manner the concepts of masculinity, fatherhood, and power in family relationships, providing a new image for the "macho" Mexican male.

Mexico

Alex Eaton seeks to transform the culture of waste and resource management among small-scale Mexican farmers through the introduction of appropriate biodigester systems. The goal of Alex’s Sistema Biobolsa model is to empower farmers to take an active role to escape the cycle of rural poverty and improve the quality of their own lives.

Mexico

Alex Eaton seeks to transform the culture of waste and resource management among small-scale Mexican farmers through the introduction of appropriate biodigester systems. The goal of Alex’s Sistema Biobolsa model is to empower farmers to take an active role to escape the cycle of rural poverty and improve the quality of their own lives.

Mexico

Prospera Enlaces Comerciales S.A. de C.V.

Gabriela Enrigue is taking an unprecedented integral approach to vitalizing local economies by helping microentrepeneurs find markets with unmet needs and optimizing their processes across their value chains, while also promoting a culture of local and responsible consumption to grow intra-economy commerce.

Mexico

Instituto Mexicano de Medicina tradicional Tlahili

Carlos Vargas García, a doctor, is developing and implementing new strategies to provide safe, affordable, and healthy childbirth services for poor families in Mexico.

Mexico

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Director of athletics at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, despite being a paraplegic, Marta Heredia now plans to shift her considerable energy to demonstrate an economic approach to helping other spinal cord injury victims recover and reintegrate usefully into society.

Mexico

Through his organization, Urban Island, Enrique Lomnitz aims to solve the water shortage in Mexico City by creating a sustainable rainwater capture system.

Mexico

Javier Lozano has created a low-cost, one-stop-shop clinic to treat diabetes and prevent the complications associated with the disease. With advanced technology and diagnostic and treatment innovations, his clinic offers high-class yet extremely affordable medical care for populations that could otherwise not access it. 

Mexico

Biodent / Sonrisas sin Fronteras SAPI DE CV

Edgar Martínez is redefining dental clinics, particularly in rural and low-income communities, by proactively intervening in schools and communities to teach dental hygiene. Edgar thereby reduces the need for extensive dental care and makes high-quality dental care more accessible through his franchise network of low-cost dental clinics located...

Mexico

Drawing upon years of experience in the housing industry, Francesco Piazzesi Tommasi is addressing the lack of decent housing for Mexicans at the bottom of the pyramid through Échale a tu casa! This auto-construction model is focused on community-based financing and construction of safe, ecologically friendly, and adequate homes, in order to...

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