Citizen participation

Riverside School

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Riverside School creates nurturing learning environments where children explore, innovate, and learn to be changemakers. By building strong relationships with the community, they become active citizens, instilled with social responsibility, interest in civic life, and understanding of activism.

96 Nisaa FM

for profit

Maysoun Odeh Gangat started the first commercial Arabic-language women’s radio station and website in the Levant region, called 96 NISAA FM. She is empowering women through the media. Maysoun provides a platform for all actors to discuss women’s issues and creatively engages both men and women.

Support for Women’s Work

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Sengül Akcar has designed a community-based foundation that educates and empowers poor women and families. She does this by enabling women to break from their traditional, limiting roles and to gain financial independence and self-respect by learning nontraditional skills, such as carpentry.

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nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Promoting the development of resilience in girls, boys and teenagers who live in contexts of biopsychosocial vulnerability, with the objective of giving them the opportunity to enhance their personal resources in benefit of their and their community´s wellbeing.


nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Municipal Roads, the untouchable domain of Government and big business, riddled with potholes, killing, maiming users ,are now being repaired and maintained by the Citizen Group "1+1=11" in Shimla, India, This community run and funded initiative is redefining a Citizen's role in local governance.