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Eyes of Children, Heroes, The Face of America »

[24 Jan 2010 | No Comment | ]

At the ripe old age of 28, Aaron Jackson has delivered medicine to cure over 1.7 million Haitian children of the intestinal worms that eat away their bodies, and slow their brains and drive into a nutrient-depleted lethargy.
Long before the Earthquake, Haiti saw its share of tragedies.  The devastation caused by intestinal parasites was one.   And the cure so easy:  one pill that costs less than five cents.   As water systems become tainted, and water lays stagnant, the parasites will increase.   But make no mistake:  the trouble is in …

Defining Root Problems, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[5 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]

Throughout the world, millions of people are alone. Some are alone as a result of mistakes made in the past. Some are alone as the result of mistakes made by others. Some are alone because that is their destiny. It is a destiny of opportunity.

Defining Root Problems, Eyes of Children, Heroes »

[1 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

Would you? Watch the outstanding video on the “Make a Difference” page above.  It is about an American hero.   It is about hundreds of thousands of children who have been given a new opportunity to live, in Haiti, Guatemala, and other impoverished countries.

Eyes of Children, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[1 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

We all have gifts and talents and opportunities- even when there are tremendous obstacles in our way.   It is possible for every one to make a difference-  for themselves and for a more beautiful world.  Sometimes that is as simple as a smile to someone.  Sometimes that smile achieves a difference larger than could be imagined.   Enjoy this video about children who have impaired hearing, as they learn the art of mime.  It is a project done by the World Mime Organization and supported by the Ministry of Social Affairs …

Cultural Differences, Global Creativity, Heroes, Taxi Driver Wisdom »

[29 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

See this great music video that combines music from musicians across the world with words that are true for everyone, everywhere. Let’s stand by each other.

Defining Root Problems, Global Creativity, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[23 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

It’s like harmony in our world symphony when needs, ideas, talents and resources come together across cultures! 
 In Africa, where women had to carry water bottles on their heads for miles to bring the water back to the village, an engineer/social entrepreneur  from another country had a GREAT idea that the African villagers put into action!     The idea:  A water pump constructed as a merry-go-round for the village children.  When the children spin on the merry-go-round, the pump automatically pumps out water!   (Check out the CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO pics of …

Economic Opportunity, Global Creativity, Heroes »

[16 Apr 2009 | 10 Comments | ]

It is a new world.  Countries and people are interconnected in ways our parents could not have imagined.  We are interdependent. And out of the web of technology that has connected us has come new possibilities for each and every individual on the planet.  We each have the power to be super-humans- super self-actualized- achieving a worldwide impact by our own actions that never before could have been possible. With the internet, we each are free to touch millions of other individuals.  We can express our views, and be heard. …