The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Nababan, Abdon

An Indonesian IP leader who gave compelling face and voice to Adat communities and their rights, positively affecting millions of Indonesians

Tay, Tony

A quiet and good-natured Singaporean who mobilized collective goodwill to address hidden hunger in his country

Wilson, Bezwada

An Indian activist who has tirelessly worked in eradicating the degrading practice of manual scavenging among India's untouchables, the dalits.

Dompet Dhuafa

One of Indonesia's largest charitable organizations that has expanded and redefined the transformative power of "zakat" (charity)

Vientiane Rescue

A ragtag band of selfless youth volunteers who address the need for emergency services in the dangerous streets of Vientiane

Chanthavong, Kommaly

A soft-spoken Laotian whose love for silk weaving revived and developed the ancient Laotian art of silk weaving, and created livelihoods for thousands of poor, war-displaced Laotians