To achieve real citizen input in government development and infrastructure projects, Abdul Baseer Naveed is providing a framework for professional associations, trade unions, and community groups to voice their opinions openly and to work with the government to design solutions.
Ajmal Kamal is providing a forum for Pakistanis of all backgrounds and classes to learn about and discuss pressing issues facing the country.
Monajat Uddin is a rural grassroots reporter modernizing the field of journalism in Bangladesh.
Mohammad Zakaria, working in the southern delta of Bangladesh, is developing techniques that allow the poorest villagers to collect their own data, develop their own overall plan for the area, and then get that plan moving. Mohammad hopes this grassroots-level initiative will sensitize a new breed of local leaders to their village's special needs.