Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021 Winners: List is here
Bangladeshi vaccine scientist Dr. Firdausi Qadri, Filipino fisher Roberto Ballon, and humanitarian worker Steven Muncy were named among the Ramon Magsaysay Awards 2021. in this article, you will find a full list of winners Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021.
1. Dr. Firdausi Qadri – Vaccine scientist (Bangladesh)
- Firdausi Qadri is a senior scientist at the Mucosal Immunology and Vaccinology Unit at the Infectious Diseases Division of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Research, Bangladesh. she has saved millions of lives.
2. Muhammad Amjad Saqib -Microfinance pioneer (Pakistan)
- He is a prominent microfinance pioneer from Pakistan, he has made efforts in restoring human dignity, alleviating poverty and helping more than 3 million families to come out of poverty through the zero-interest lending model.
3. Roberto Ballon – Filipino fisher and community environmentalist
- He is a Filipino fisher and has led n the conservation of natural resources in Sibuguey Bay. he has played an important role in improving communities’s income through livelihood programs.
4. Watchdoc- Indonesian torch bearer for investigative journalism
- recognized for an independent media organization, documentary filmmaking and digital technology
5. Steven Muncy – Humanitarian worker from the United States
- he is the founder of Community and Family Services International (CFSI) who has been living outside his own country for more than four decades, has been working in a difficult environment in Asia.
About Ramon Magsaysay Award
- It is an annual award that highlights integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society.
- the trustees of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund established this prize in April 1957.
- On August 31st, The annual award is presented every year. this day also marks the birth anniversary of Magsaysay.