German musician brings change with song and crowd funding
Fabian from Berlin is raising money for charitable projects by traveling the world with his guitar – and a positive attitude.
Check out Fabian’s Singing for Change website.
DateWednesday 10.08.2011 | 14:44
City girl broadens horizons in remote Cambodian village
College graduate Leom left her modern, fast-paced life in Cambodia’s capital city to go teach in a small village, bringing knowledge of English, hygiene and environmental protection to a remote corner of her country.
DateWednesday 10.08.2011 | 14:39
Finnish gymnast takes time to be a role model
Twenty-one-year-old Lotta from Turku is passionate about gymnastics – and about volunteering. She’s combined the two and spends her time encouraging young gymnasts to be the best they can be.
DateWednesday 10.08.2011 | 14:37
Prague ‘clown’ brings smiles to troubled kids
Petra and her colleagues in Prague dedicate their time to making life a little rosier for kids who live in homes. They dress up as clowns, paint the children’s faces, and spread cheer.
DateMonday 08.08.2011 | 15:07
Youth Hamburg culture guide, proponent of volunteering
For some people, access to cultural events is made difficult, or even impossible by financial constraints or physical difficulties. In Hamburg, however, 20-year-old Lukas Johannsen is helping change all that.
The Kulturschlüssel website is in German only.
DateMonday 08.08.2011 | 14:59
Kenyan DJ is a real-life role model behind the mic
Kades, from one of Nairobi’s largest slums, plays DJB in Shujaaz, a comic book series and weekly radio show. Shujaaz is capturing the imagination of young Kenyans and inspiring them to take charge of their own futures.
DateMonday 08.08.2011 | 14:56
From inner-city LA to the farms of Nepal
Roxy Cruz, a 22-year old Mexican-American, spent a year in Nepal working with peasant farmers and migrant workers. She’s now an environmental activist in Los Angeles.
DateMonday 08.08.2011 | 14:53
Omar advocates for refugees on Spanish stages
Omar was just 17 when he embarked on the treacherous journey from Senegal to start a new life in Spain. Now 23, he shares his story in a theater project aimed at sensitizing locals to the plight of refugees like him.
DateMonday 08.08.2011 | 14:39
Colombian youth rock their world
Puerto Wilches in Colombia is a small village where donkey-drawn carts share the streets with cars and motorcycles. Now, 21-year-old Ramiro Caicedo and his friends are using rock music to revolutionize their town.
DateMonday 08.08.2011 | 14:35
Former street child in Indonesia gives back to kids in need
Willie from Indonesia grew up as an orphan on the street, where he faced sectarian violence, forced labor and broken promises. Now, he is working, studying and volunteering at the crisis center where he’d found refuge.
DateMonday 08.08.2011 | 14:25