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HOW A TEACHER IS RESCUING STREET KIDS AND HIS QUEST TO END CHILD SLAVERY AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN VIETNAM

Michael Brosowski, Founder of Blue Dragon Children's Foundation Michael Brosowski, an Australian teacher, arrived in Vietnam in 2002 to work at Hanoi's National University.  He never imagined who he'd begin teaching during his free time: shoeshining boys. Shortly after, he established the Blue Dragon Children's Foundation to help street kids, [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|

How Anne Hallum and AIR planted 4.2 million trees in Central America

Anne Hallum, Founder of Alliance for International Reforestation CNN Hero Anne Hallum was a political science professor at Stetson University in Florida when she was asked to take a group of students on a volunteer trip to Guatemala. It was 1991 and she was going through a difficult personal time of [...]

By | July 29th, 2016|

HOW JACKSON KAGURI BUILT UP THE NYAKA AIDS ORPHANS PROJECT IN HIS UGANDAN VILLAGE

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, Founder of Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project Twesigye Jackson Kaguri is a CNN Hero and the founder of the Nyaka AIDS Orphan Project in Uganda. He is the author of A School For My Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka. Jackson Kaguri grew up without running water, [...]

By | July 27th, 2016|

HOW SAM VAGHAR BUILT THE MILLENNIUM CAMPUS CONFERENCE

                      Sam Vaghar, Millennium Campus Network & Conference Sam Vaghar is the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Millennium Campus Network. He is often referred to as "a Man with a Plan." His organization hosts the Millennium Campus Conference each [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|

CLEARING 5 MILLION LANDMINES IN CAMBODIA WITH BILL MORSE

 Bill Morse, Founder of Landmine Relief Fund   Bill Morse is the founder of the Landmine Relief Fund (LRF). It’s an NGO that was created in 2003 to support a group of Cambodians who are dedicated to clearing landmines throughout their country. Bill works closely with former child soldier and CNN [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|

HOW ULTRA-LOW-COST PRIVATE SCHOOLS ARE CHANGING THE WORLD WITH DR. JAMES TOOLEY

 James Tooley, author of The Beautiful Tree   Dr. James Tooley spent many years in the slums and rural villages of India, China, and Africa asking one question: Can education be run as a profitable business and still be driven by a humanitarian vision?   Whereas development experts insist that [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|

RESCUING TRAFFICKED CHILDREN IN NEPAL WITH NYT BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, CONOR GRENNAN

 Conor Grennan, Founder of Next Generation Nepal   Conor Grennan left his day job in 2004 at age 29 to travel the world. At the beginning of his journey, he spent three months volunteering at a children’s home in war-torn Nepal. It was there that he discovered a harrowing truth [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|