A Sri Lankan who founded a movement that mobilized thousands of people using the idea of voluntary service based on truth, non-violence and self-denial.
Taiwan’s committed public health doctor, who created highly effective programs of health service, sanitation and family planning that enabled Taiwan to become progressive.
A research and education center established to reduce poverty and hunger, improve the health of rice farmers and consumers.
A Korean farmer and engineer who planned the Daeduk Self-Support Assimilation Project reclaiming cultivable land for refugees of the Korean War.
A Japanese broadcaster who embraced mass media broadcasting in educating a country’s population.