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Breaking the Code: How Pencils of Promise Uses Tech for Social Good

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Saeed Jabbar

Pencils of Promise (PoP) is a passionate for-purpose organization that delivers quality education to impoverished children. They've built over 300 schools and impacted over 340,000 lives all while pioneering the for-purpose driven organization.

7 Charities Still Doing Great Work in Cambodia

Norm Schriever | Posted 08.24.2014 | Impact
Norm Schriever

In order to renew our trust in the process of helping others -- to let these experiences with Somaly become a lesson in cautious optimism, not cynicism, I've outlined a few charities that I know are doing excellent work in Cambodia.

The Ex-Mogul Who Saves Kids

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 05.14.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

Scott Neeson's life might have been something it would have taken an F.Scott Fitzgerald to capture. As it turns out, this tycoon's story is more inspiring. It underscores, for me, how radically a human being can become someone nearly unrecognizable to the people who once knew him.

The Story Of A Hollywood Exec Who Gave It All Up To Help Slum Kids

Posted 02.13.2013 | Impact

Former Hollywood executive Scott Neeson doesn't have a car or a home -- and he couldn’t be happier. Neeson, who once ran Century Fox Internationa...

Improve the World (and Yourself) One Grateful Child at a Time

Lisa Haisha | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lisa Haisha

Imagine saying good-bye to your big house and luxury car so you can live among the impoverished. That's exactly what one person did, and he's never regretted his decision.

My Semester Off: Volunteering in Guatemala and Cambodia (PHOTOS)

YouthGive | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

I couldn't find a balance between working hard and enjoying a social life and decided it was time for a change. My time in Guatemala and Cambodia gave me a learning experience that I never could've imagined getting at college.

From Tinseltown to the Trash Heap: One Man, Big Change

YouthGive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

I met Scott Neeson at a fundraiser for the Cambodian Children's Fund (CCF). The former President of 20th Century Fox International traveled to Cambodia, and this was the experience that would change his life forever.