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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.

Fabian Dittrich

Fabian Dittrich

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Check out Fabian’s Singing for Change website.

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Wednesday 10.08.2011 | 14:44

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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.

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Wednesday 10.08.2011 | 14:39

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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.

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Wednesday 10.08.2011 | 14:37

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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.

Petra Milsimerova

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 15:07

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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.

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The Kulturschlüssel website is in German only.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:59

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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.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:56

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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.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:53

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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.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:39

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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.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:35

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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.

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Monday 08.08.2011 | 14:25

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