All People Making a Difference
Native vegetables such as guar, Dogon shallot, and celosia could play an important role in feeding Africa.
07/11/2011 11:11 am
Difference Maker Muoy You, who escaped Cambodia's killing fields, now teaches self-respect and integrity
Muoy You has opened Seametrey Children's Village in Phnom Penh to help restore Cambodia's culture.
07/11/2011 09:04 am
'Arlington Ladies' at Arlington National Cemetery offer help to families and express gratitude for the lives of veterans.
07/08/2011 03:37 pm
The Borneo Orangutan Survival project in Indonesia could be a blueprint for saving habitat, cutting greenhouse gases.
07/07/2011 03:58 pm
Barack backs StartupAmerica, which reduce barriers to smale-scale business innovation. Michelle's ChooseMyPlate promotes healthier eating habits.
07/06/2011 03:57 pm
Borrowing and paying via cell phone – no cash involved – opens new possibilities.
07/05/2011 12:45 pm
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.
07/04/2011 11:55 am
Rugged, intuitive to use, affordable solar lamps that women can sell door-to-door change lives.
07/01/2011 03:30 pm
Denis Mukwege and his staff have treated more than 30,000 women, most of them survivors of sexual assaults, since he opened the Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 1999.
06/30/2011 04:26 pm
Innovative Water.org is the result of patient homework and uncovering what really works.
06/29/2011 05:08 pm
The online series takes viewers along to see how a large portion of the world must gather wood for cooking food. Simple cook stoves can cut carbon emissions and save trees and money.
06/28/2011 05:20 pm
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.
06/27/2011 05:04 pm
Difference Maker Marisol Lizelle Salvador lost her brother, but found a life – helping kids in the Philippines
Her brother's death inspired a foundation that supports an orphanage in the Philippines
06/27/2011 10:50 am
Bushwick City Farms operates on an abandoned illegal dumpsite using castaway materials and hands on help from residents.
06/24/2011 09:23 am
The Indian website 'I Paid a Bribe' asks people to post their encounters with corrupt officials. Now reformers in other countries are following its lead.
06/23/2011 01:35 pm
Adopt & Shop flips the somber animal shelter into a snazzy pet boutique.
06/22/2011 12:35 pm
Griffin Latulippe and friends have started a company that will build two devices to help the disabled.
06/21/2011 11:12 am
Though still far below 2007 levels, charitable giving in the US rose 2.1 percent in 2010.
06/20/2011 04:58 pm
Difference Maker Dominic Deng Diing, a refugee in the U.S., educates 3,000 children back in South Sudan
Dominic Deng Diing, who escaped the violence in Sudan, raises funds to help schoolchildren there.
06/20/2011 11:24 am
Rwanda's first and only local ice cream shop is a social enterprise that aims to empower women.
06/17/2011 12:53 pm