Dr Ruit restores eyesight to the people of Nepal affected by cataract.
Girls in developing countries miss school because they don't have access to affordable sanitary pads. SHE is increasing girls' access to affordable sanitary pads through sustainable businesses...
This short "video policy letter" was shot in 2006 as part of Barefoot Workshops series, screened to the US Department of State. It follows South African AIDS activist Thembi Ngubane as she learns more about the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation.
The Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation brings dogs into schools to help children break through their shyness, especially the developmentally challenged. Children with ADD, autism, and other developmental disabilities improve their speaking and social skills with the help of the program.
Throughout Central America, more than 80% of families cook their meals over open wood fires. These open wood fires create serious problems whether on people's health and safety, and by using up a lot of wood - contributing to deforestation. To combat these problems, Trees, Water & People has developed several types of fuel-efficient stoves that use up to 70% less wood than traditional open fire stoves...
All over Africa, organizations like Grassroot Soccer are using the power of this national sport to engage communities in the fight against AIDS.