A medical doctor who addressed rural Thailand’s crippling malnutrition
Community Leadership Awardees
Recognized for leadership of a community toward helping the disadvantaged have fuller opportunities and a better life.
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An Indonesian scholar who led the world’s largest Muslim organization into one that promotes tolerance for diversity and economic equality in his country
A Japanese pioneer in rural health care who contributed to medical activities in agricultural communities in Japan
A Dutch-Indonesian agriculturist who influenced a whole generation of farmers to adopt new technologies that increased agricultural yield
A Bangladeshi tea shop proprietor who started Deedar Comprehensive Village Development Cooperative Society, the most successful cooperative in his country
A Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist, and civil society leader who founded the Grameen Bank and pioneering the concepts of microcredit and microfinance