The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation


See all awardees by country click HERE.

Shanmugam, Gethsie

A Sri Lankan teacher who used empathy and compassion in rebuilding war-scarred and disaster-stricken lives through impassioned psychosocial support

Ishizawa, Yoshiaki

A Japanese scholar who devoted more than fifty years of his life in restoring Cambodia's treasured gift to world culture

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)