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Maggie Doyne

What Does It Take to Change the World?

Barbara Becker | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Barbara Becker

Eight years later, Maggie is the legal guardian of forty-four children. Through grassroots fundraising -- and the money she earned from babysitting back home -- Maggie built the Kopila Valley Children's Home and School,

An American in Nepal: 'I Get a Bursting Heart and 300 of the Happiest, Most Amazing, Little Kiddos'

Rich Polt | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact
Rich Polt

One morning at the age of 18, fresh out of high school, Maggie Doyne awoke with the feeling that she was not yet ready to move into her freshman dorm. Four countries in and thousands of miles later, Maggie found herself in the midst of a remote, war-torn village in Nepal.

Why Your Passion Is Not Enough

Marianne Elliott | Posted 04.09.2012 | Impact
Marianne Elliott

passion, perseverance and innovation are sometimes highlighted at the expense of professionalism. When Nick Kristof, for example, told Maggie Doyne's story, he highlighted her youth and her passion.

A Tie-Dye Cupcake Can Change the World

Tammy Tibbetts | Posted 10.28.2011 | Impact
Tammy Tibbetts

When Lindsay Brown, a junior at the University of Notre Dame, decided to host a bake sale in her dorm last year to fundraise for girls' education at the Kopila Valley Children's School, she had no idea that she was launching a movement.

Lucas Kavner

24-Year-Old Builds Orphanage And School In Nepal | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.01.2011 | Impact

After finishing high school in Mendham, N.J., Maggie Doyne wasn't sure what she wanted to do. She'd been an ambitious and driven student -- the editor...

The Inspired Nation: 24-Year-Old Builds Orphanage and School in Nepal

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Maggie Doyne should have jumped ship to college like any other teen her age. Instead, the New Jersey native was drawn to the orphan children of Nepal and her mission was to build a home for them.

'D.I.Y. Foreign-Aid Revolution': Nicholas Kristof Celebrates Activists

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In his recent article, "The D.I.Y. Foreign-Aid Revolution," celebrated columnist Nicholas Kristof explores how individuals have taken international ai...

The Future of Aid and Development?

Tom Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

One thing that is of interest is that many recent aid projects are mostly started by women and for women. Can this cause a positive shift in development? Or, could it create new problems which need to be addressed?

New Jersey 20-Year-Old Builds Orphanage in Nepal

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jim Luce

Maggie Doyne is your typical girl from New Jersey. She happens to live in Nepal caring for 27 orphans - in an orphanage she built herself. I met wit...

You CAN make a difference!

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

The European Summit for Global Transformation started when a group of friends asked, "What if we got together everyone we knew who's up to big things on the planet?" The results have exceeded everyone's expectations.