In September 2000, at the dawn of a new millennium, I was pretty busy focusing on the big problems of the day. Would I pass my maths exam? Where would...
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All around the developing world, every single day, entrepreneurs do business against all odds.
The very name itself, YouthBuild, celebrates what the youth of the world can build -- and quietly over the last 35 years, these social entrepreneurs have built quite a bit.
More than one billion people live on less than one dollar a day.
by Bathylle Missika and Alessandra Fiedler
When Emmeldah walks through the dirty lanes of the Mathare Valley in Nairobi, what she sees is far from a...
Simply put, Haiyan, known in the Philippines as Yolanda, should leave no doubt that we are in for some wicked weather in the coming years.
At a moment in my life when nothing was going right, I found YouthBuild and began a journey that has brought me to the place I am right now.
From poisonous rice to melamine infused milk, reports of tainted food are a regular occurrence in China.
This remote forest -- ringing with the sounds of frogs, monkeys and parrots --seemed surreal, as did my reason for visiting.
Environmental progress is not about sacrifice for our children -- it's about opportunity for both current and future generations.
The Model for Mental Health and Development is a community-based holistic model which acknowledges peoples' multi-dimensional lives.
By Michelle Gottlieb and Lucia Sayre
Gottlieb and Sayre co-coordinate the Healthy Food in Health Care Program for Health Care Without Harm. Sayre is ...
It's about changing your response to conflict. It's about having the skills to create constructive dialogue in heated situations, with uncomfortable topics.
Pratham is doing an excellent job of balancing the available resources among its many ULCs in and around Delhi.
A wealth of thought must be invested in considering how drones could be used to capture evidence of human rights violations.
U San Lwin has been milling peanut oil for 55 years, iterating everyday to ensure the best possible quality.
My nonprofit group, Ceres, has been working closely with Ford and GM for many years as the companies have taken their sustainability journey.
It is more complex than just a handful of people wearing costumes that other people don't like. It's about collective ignorance, privilege and trauma.
I'm often asked what drives my work in the Middle East. I do it because I am a mother.
Mental health is still seriously considered taboo in Lao PDR and is thought to be caused by the possession of evil spirits.
The women of Codemu are an example of what a commitment to rural women provides to an entire community.
When the milk we drink and the food we eat are laced with antibiotics, it is time to address this threat both to us and to future generations.
Farmer U Shwe Tay had trouble sleeping at night. When the sun set and rural Myanmar (Burma) was plummeted into darkness, U Shwe Tay and his animals ha...
The American Tea Party hates Obamacare. They hate it with a visceral passion because it's a government program that may - just may - succeed where the...
One cannot just address the health of a child with a severe respiratory disease if the environment where he lives will only continue the vicious circl...
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