Ray Umashankar could have retired, but he wanted to build a better future for his own daughter and all the daughters of India.
The Progressive Learning Alternative for Children’s Education (PLACE) in San Diego provides homeless children with classes – along with clothing, health care, counseling, and more.
The 'EyeWitness to Atrocities' app records the user's location, date, time, and nearby Wi-Fi networks to verify that the footage has not been edited or manipulated.
He already had been jailed and shot when an Israeli soldier killed his brother.
A flat surface means irrigation water reaches every part of the field evenly with minimal waste. It's just one climate-smart farming practice that will be needed as climate change poses new challenges to agriculture.
The Cochabamba Pedal Project (#PedalingForward) uses a pedal-powered soap mixer to produce high-quality soap – and help teach children about personal hygiene.
Carnival has launched a new brand, fathom, that will take volunteers to the Dominican Republic to teach English, build water filters, and cultivate cacao plants for a women's chocolate-making co-op.
Hunter Gandee walked 57 miles with his younger brother on his back for Cerebral Palsy awareness. How did he also raise more than $200,000?
After Allan Barsema lost it all, he couldn’t turn a blind eye to the people still trapped in a struggle he barely survived.
Her effort to help girls in this West African country stay off the streets and get an education has turned into a personal cause.
He grew up in the US but without citizenship. Now he's helping others return to Mexico.
Sun and wind are moving quickly to become highly competitive sources, says the longtime environmental analyst.
The girl, from Washington state, is one of a number of children and preadolescents who are helping those less fortunate.
Albert Lea, Minn., adopted a communitywide approach to encourage walking that included widening and extending sidewalks by more than six miles near schools, senior centers, and businesses.
Working on a sanitation system for Mosul, Iraq, opened her eyes to the need to work closely with motivated local leaders.
The North Dallas neighborhood of Vickery Meadow is home to refugees from around the world. A youth soccer league brings kids together – and off the streets.
After a motorcycle accident, Aaron Baker was told he'd never walk again. Last year, he walked 20 miles across the Mojave Desert.
The nonprofit group, which works in places like Nepal, sets up self-sustaining filtration systems.
One of her innovative ideas: a cafe where street kids have a safe environment to learn how to work.
At Boston’s nonprofit Project STEP, inner-city children learn life-changing skills through studying classical music.