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Ramon Magsaysay award 2021

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 01, Sep 2021
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  • The Ramon Magsaysay Award was conceived to honor greatness of spirit shown in service to the peoples of Asia—regardless of race, gender, or religion.
  • The Ramon Magsaysay Award is presented in formal ceremonies in Manila, Philippines on August 31st, the birth anniversary of the much-esteemed Philippine President whose ideals inspired the Award’s creation in 1957.
  • It is regarded as the Asian version of the Nobel Prize

List of 2021 Awardees
1. Muhammad Amjad Saqib
A visionary who founded one of the largest microfinance institutions in Pakistan, servicing millions of families.

2. Firdausi Qadri
A Bangladeshi scientist who has been instrumental in discovering vaccines that have saved millions of lives

3. Steven Muncy
A humanitarian who has been helping the displaced refugees of Southeast Asia rebuild their lives

4. WatchDoc
A production house that ingeniously combines documentary filmmaking and alternative platforms to highlight underreported issues in Indonesia

5. Roberto Ballon
A fisherman from Southern Philippines who has led a community in restoring their rich aquatic resources and their primary source of livelihood