The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees from 2011

Hande, Harish

A young engineer from Bangalore who disproved a persistent myth that the poor cannot afford the best technology, nor are they able to maintain and use it productively

Hasanain Juaini

A cleric, teacher, community worker, and social entrepreneur who has introduced modernizing innovations in education, environmental preservation, and civic engagement

Koul Panha

A determined Cambodian leader who has committed to using every inch of democratic space to empower his people in building a homeland that is democratic and free

Tri Mumpuni

A social entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a much-admired and influential leader in the field of community-based renewable energy that goes beyond the technology to the socioeconomic empowerment of communities