Philanthropie

¡Salvemos a Sudán!

En su lucha contra el actual genocidio en Darfur, un joven universitario creó Genocide Intervention Fund. Campañas de concientización, recaudación de fondos y cabildeo son algunas de las acciones de esta fundación en busca de la paz en África.

(English version)

Reported by Regan Morris

Darfur continues to suffer, despite a heightened public awareness and the hard work of organizations like GIF. Can the actions of concerned citizens around the world tip the balance toward peace in Sudan?

Espagnol

Salvando o Sudão

“Eu tentei por muito tempo responder a pergunta: ‘O que posso fazer? O que podemos fazer como cidadãos? E estou muito feliz em responder: muito’”,  nos conta Hanis. Milhares de estudantes e cidadãos engajados  de todo o mundo se uniram nos últimos anos para trabalhar pela paz em Darfur e para enviar assistência humanitária  às vítimas

(English version)

Reported by Regan Morris

Portugais, Brésil

Au secours de Soudan!

Dans sa lutte contre le génocide au Darfour, un jeune universitaire a crée  « Intervention Fund ». Des campagnes de prises de conscience, de rassemblements de fonds et de lobbying sont quelques unes des actions menées à bien par cette fondation en vue de la paix en Afrique.

(English version)

Reported by Regan Morris

Français

Youth is Not E-wasted on the Young

It's not every day that a fifth grader reads and article in The Wall Street Journal and decides to take action. But Alex Lin was very surprised to learn about the environmental hazards of discarded computers and decided to do something about it, right in his own town.

Alex’s e-waste initiative in Westerly, RI puts a twist on the problem of e-waste. It is solving two problems at once, by collecting local residents’ discarded computers, refurbishing them, and giving them away to families unable to afford new electronic equipment.

Anglais

Housing for All, Even on the Moon: Not a Pie in the Sky Idea for the Founder of Habitat for Humanity

Millard Fuller, the founder of Habitat for Humanity and one of the world's great social entrepreneurs, cultivated the idea of building affordable housing through the Christian ministries and watched it grow to astronomical proportions. Today, the world-renowned organization has built over 300,000 houses across the globe, giving more than 1.5 million people a safe place to call home. Here, the celebrated humanitarian speaks candidly about working to eliminate poverty housing throughout the world.

Anglais

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