Philanthropy

Here’s what young changemaker Vivian Onano has to say to young people about following passions, remembering community, and making a difference in 2017 and beyond. If the term ‘old soul’ were still in vogue, twenty-something wunderkind Vivian Onano would be the bell of that ball....

7 in 10 children in the Nicaraguan coffeelands will not make it beyond primary school. Kristin Van Busum founded Project Alianza to provide them with the education and skills they need to break free of generations of poverty. I was raised by a single mom, and I...

Chasing Passions & Keeping the Cause Close to Heart: Founding The Water Movement on my University Campus Filling out college applications, moving your tassel from right to left on your graduation cap, moving out for the first time, landing that perfect internship – these are all quintessential milestones for...

From Building a Computer Lab & Sewing Studio for an Orphanage in India, to Becoming a Teen Advisor for the United Nations Foundation Every summer, my family would take a trip to India. On my birthday – August 15th – my entire family would pile into a gleaming white van...

Clay Creations Providing One Week of Clean Water to Someone in Need for Every Product Sold At MudLOVE, we start with mud, and end with love. That might seem obvious enough, but here’s how it all works. We start with mud by carefully handcrafting all of our products...

Catalyzing a Sustainable, Community-Based Response to the Orphan Crisis, through the Local Church January 12, 2017: My heart squealed with joy, as I watched cute pink piglets seemingly grow before my eyes. Far from my home in Pennsylvania, I had come to this remote area about...

Stéphanie's Journey from UNICEF Ambassador to Red Cross Volunteer to Gender Activist to Environmental Jurist When I was contacted to tell my story, I had no idea how I should write about my life-changing experiences. I looked for inspiration from people I admired the most and I...

Empowering Future Young Leaders from Urban and Rural Areas around France and the World My name is Amy Faulkner and I am currently interning at YES Akademia— a small for-social-profit global grassroots organisation— during my year abroad from the University of Cambridge, which I am spending in Paris....

This International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Noah Cleary shares what his experience with Builders Beyond Borders has taught him about making a difference Builders Beyond Borders, or B3, is a non-profit organization that engages high school and college students in local and global community...