Alexander Soros Foundation
The Alexander Soros Foundation is an organization that gives out an annual award to activists working at the nexus of environmentalism and human rights and supports all award winners on an ongoing basis.
The Rainforest Foundation US has been working directly with indigenous communities in tropical countries in order to secure their rights to ancestral natural resources since 1989. The Rainforest Foundation US currently works with indigenous partners in Panama, Peru, and Guyana on securing territorial rights, protecting forests from illegal activities, and supporting vulnerable front-line environmental defenders. Learn more
The Prey Lang Community Network (PLCN) is a grass-roots movement of indigenous Kuy people in Prey Lang working to save the Prey Lang forest from crippling deforestation. They pro-actively monitor the forest, campaign for stronger environmental protections, and advocate for their right to co-manage the Prey Lang forest in a sustainable way. Learn more
Ka Paa Kwa Geh Development Association
The Ka Paa Kwa Geh Development Association, or Ka Paa Kwa Geh, is a call to collective action to address poverty, tackle poor governance, and improve access to justice for those living in poverty in rural Liberia.
Photo Gallery: ASF Award 2014 Ceremonies (pw: 2014AWARD)