From her clinic, Elizaveta Glinka and her volunteers give food, clothing, medicine, and other help to Moscow's homeless.
Through Viva Farms, Sarita and Ethan Schaffer introduce newcomers to farming and teach sustainable techniques as an alternative to 'factory farms.'
His urban farm provides access to affordable fresh food in low-income neighborhoods.
Yoga can teach prisoners the self-control and self-discipline that they never learned as youths.
'Benchmarking' motivates owners to rehab their buildings to save energy, carbon emissions, and fuel costs.
Johanna Crawford founded Web of Benefit to help women escape domestic violence and build new lives.
She battles for those on the economy's bottom rung – nannies and housekeepers.
In India, the tiny village of Wankute agreed to manage its watershed and since then everything from crops to jobs and income have flourished.
Ending malaria could lift African nations out of poverty by spurring education, market productivity, and economic growth.
Her Barefoot Artists project helps heal war-torn, broken, and economically devastated communities through art.
A garment-maker in New Delhi couldn't resist helping a child. Now he provides for many more.
In the United States more than 34 million tons of food is wasted annually. Much of it ends up in landfills, where it produces methane, a greenhouse gas more than 20 times as potent as carbon dioxide.
I-crop, a web-based program now undergoing tests, helps farmers reduce water waste by combining weather data and underground probes.
Farmers and scientists are going beyond the massive use of chemical fertilizers to find innovative methods to improve soils and yields.
Ghana has invested in literacy and microfinance programs for women, and it's paying off in business development and growth.
The Care Center, in Holyoke, Mass., uses private school and even college coursework to challenge teen moms to aim higher.
A new facility for women veterans in Bridgeport, Conn., honors her fallen son while helping homeless war vets in need.
Farmers in southern Africa use composted food scraps, human waste, and livestock manure for many purposes, from enriching soil to feeding fish.
Not all entrepreneurs are kids in college dorms. A generation of baby boomers want to start businesses that will serve real needs.