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Mom Visits Ethiopia After Daughter's Death Inspires $1.2 Million For Clean Water

Scott Harrison | Posted 09.24.2012 | Impact
Scott Harrison

This blog post was co-authored by Viktoria and Scott Harrison. Tekloini Assefa stood in the middle of a huge crowd, surrounded by Ethiopian priests...

Mom Sees Dead Daughter's Dream To Build Wells In Africa Come True

Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact

Rachel Beckwith never lived to see her birthday wish to bring clean water to Africa come true. But her mother and thousands of those in need soon will...

Girl, 6, Donates Birthday To Raising Thousands For Clean Water In Africa

Posted 07.10.2012 | Impact

Ellie Schrock is one little girl with a huge heart. The 6-year-old girl from Waterford, Mich., has been committed to bringing clean water to Afric...

Why Children Are Inspiring Social Movements

Nancy Gofus | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Nancy Gofus

While it's obvious why these extreme acts of kindness tug at heartstrings around the world, I can't help wonder why these kids are thinking about social issues at such a young age.

SLIDESHOW: Top 11 Kids Who Made A Difference In 2011

The Huffington Post | By Anna Bahr | Posted 02.06.2012 | Impact

As world leaders struggled in 2011 to save a famine-struck Africa, end the global water crisis and continue to research cures for devastating cancers,...

UPDATE: After Death, Girl's Raises Over $1 Million For Charity:Water

Posted 03.21.2012 | Impact

Updated Aug. 12, 3:56 p.m. Rachel Beckwith didn’t live to see her birthday wish, but more than 50,000 people in need of clean water will, now tha...

Girl, 9, Dies From Tragic Crash; Donors Revive Her Wish To Help Poor

Posted 09.24.2011 | Impact

UPDATED: Aug. 12, 2011 4 p.m. Though Rachel Beckwith was just 9 years old when she died, her thirst for bringing clean drinking water to those in n...