At-risk teens and young adults in the Chongwe and Luagwa districts of Zambia work with ChildFund International to build a business in bananas. The banana plantation, built and cared for by the young people, will see its first harvest in November.
The 32nd Pan-Mass Challenge begins Aug. 6. Some 5,000 cyclists will ride this year in an event that has raised $302 million to date. How do they do it?
"Raindrops Over Rwanda," a nonprofit's documentary film about the Rwanda genocide, premieres online today July 18. "Like" it on Facebook, raise up to $50,000 in donations.
The mission-driven, for-profit venture, Maternova, aims to use the data-dissemination powers of technology to reach maternity care workers most in need of resources in order to combat one of the leading causes of death for women globally, maternal mortality.
Naomi Oreskes has become a leading voice in defense of the science underlying global warming and the scientists who are researching it.
Native vegetables such as guar, Dogon shallot, and celosia could play an important role in feeding Africa.
Muoy You has opened Seametrey Children's Village in Phnom Penh to help restore Cambodia's culture.
'Arlington Ladies' at Arlington National Cemetery offer help to families and express gratitude for the lives of veterans.
The Borneo Orangutan Survival project in Indonesia could be a blueprint for saving habitat, cutting greenhouse gases.
Cle Ross is turning an eyesore in Kansas City, Kan., back into a baseball park to get urban kids off the streets and teach life lessons.
Innovative Water.org is the result of patient homework and uncovering what really works.
Citizen groups and citizen journalists are addressing social problems around the world. But they may still need traditional news organizations to help tell their stories.
Her brother's death inspired a foundation that supports an orphanage in the Philippines
Bushwick City Farms operates on an abandoned illegal dumpsite using castaway materials and hands on help from residents.