Ashoka

Ashoka identifies and develops the world’s leading social entrepreneurs to serve as catalysts for change by providing them with the financial support, technical guidance and robust network for collaboration.  The organization focuses on developing effective models that advance the field of social entrepreneurship and inspire everyday citizens to become powerful changemakers.

NPI Rating: NEUTRAL

Since the Ashoka approach addresses pressing societal change on an individual, system and framework level, direct impact is difficult to measure.  Though Ashoka has made significant contributions in building the citizen sector, additional impact metrics are needed to establish a clear understanding of program effectiveness.

Download the full research report in PDF format here: NPI Evaluation of Ashoka.

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