From inventing noise cancelling headphones to protecting rainforests and golden eagles, GlobalGiving partners are doing it all. Here’s a collection of 10 short videos demonstrating the local-led change this world needs.
Meet Thembani and discover how his technological innovation is helping students in South Africa. This upbeat video shows the power of local solutions to local challenges. Empower more individuals like Thembani with technological skills in South Africa. Learn more.
Escape into the Andes and peek into the daily lives of the rural women artisans of Peru. The Awamaki Women’s Cooperative Program trains women artisans and helps the cooperatives spin off into independent small businesses. Learn more.
What would a golden eagle say if she could speak? This stunning video suggests she’d ask, “Help us stay in flight.” It is a powerful reminder that action is needed to save this endangered species. FMCN is implementing a monitoring and conservation project to save the golden eagles before it’s too late. Learn more.
Imagine a population of 1 billion educated, focused, committed, and inspired people. That’s the India that Isha Education is working towards achieving through education for rural children in poverty. In this short video, we hear earnest testimonies from the students, the teachers, the parents, and the organization’s founder. Learn more.
In this student-becomes-teacher video, Nimone shares her unlikely life story and reminds us that “teaching is the beginning of everything.” WISER helps girls like Nimone everyday to become academic stars. Learn more.
Learn about Onis and Ricardo’s dreams for the future. These dreams were made possible by the Bienvenido Project providing holistic care and hope for over 300 impoverished Dominican and Haitian youth. Learn more.
One in six girls in Haiti is enslaved. This video challenges us to imagine the force for good these women could be and still can be in their community, in their country, and in the world. Beyond Borders works to train and mobilize grassroots leaders in communities to end child slavery in Haiti. Learn more.
Watch this one all the way to the end! This adorable and uplifting video showcases everything an arts and music camp ought to be for kids. For these children, camp provides more than an outlet for creativity and self expression; it offers temporary relief from difficult life situations faced by ethnic minority Vietnamese children. Learn more.
Since 2006, zero elephants have been poached in the Southern Cardamom Rainforest in Cambodia. Why? Because of the courage and dedication of Wildlife Alliance rangers. Wildlife Alliance is looking to maintain and expand its program to regions around the world. Learn more.
Tomasa’s siblings don’t believe that school is important, especially for girl. In Guatemala, where 75% of the population lives below the poverty line, completing education isn’t always a priority. But for Tomasa it is! Thanks to Reading Village, she’ll be the first person in her family to attend high school and hopes to become a doctor, the first in her community. Learn more.
Featured Photo: Save the Golden Eagle and Protect Its Habitat by Fondo Mexicano Para La Conservacion De La Naturaleza
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