Sawa Gets Ashoka Award
On January 14th 2010, Daphne Nederhorst, Sawa’s Founder, received the renowned Ashoka Fellowship Award at the University of Toronto . Ten other Ashoka Fellows were inducted at the event to a sold out crowd of close to 300. With this award, Daphne is officially recognized as one of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs that is working on solutions to the world’s challenging problems. This brings testimony to the endless courage, passion and dedication that she has shown during most of her life to help bring recognition to the heroes among the world’s poor.