Ruby Thoma (Commonwealth Point of Light 12)

Raising awareness of disability in the Nauruan community

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Noela Lyonga (Commonwealth Point of Light 11)

Educating prisoners and encouraging hundreds of young people to volunteer

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Gogontlejang Phaladi (Commonwealth Point of Light 10)

Advocating for human rights and gender equality

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Antigua and Barbuda

Michael Joseph (Commonwealth Point of Light 9)

Increasing voluntary blood donations

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Sephutile Mhlongo (Commonwealth Point of Light 8)

Improving the academic and career prospects of young people

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Kemar Saffrey (Commonwealth Point of Light 7)

Helping homeless people in Barbados

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Lionel Rogers (Commonwealth Point of Light 6)

Advocating mental health awareness and training

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South Africa

Marlene Le Roux (Commonwealth Point of Light 5)

Promoting disability rights

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