Recognized as the Father of the Community School Movement in the Philippines, pioneering reforms to ensure that community life is integrated in the education system
Awardees from 1959
The Fourteenth Incarnation of the Patron God of Tibet
India’s much respected civil servant who introduced basic reforms and developed the financial institutions he headed during the country’s critical period of expansion
A Burmese journalist who founded a newspaper that pointed out the government’s inconsistencies and arbitrary actions through sober editorials
A Burmese humanitarian who rescued abandoned and wayward boys off Yangon’s streets, giving them not only a roof and food but a home and her heart, a haven and an opportunity to lead decent lives
A Jesuit priest from the Philippines who worked with the Cuilon Leper Colony
A writer who used the power of the pen in order to uphold the public interest in Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) during the country’s transition from the British colonial rule to independence.