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.
Ending malaria could lift African nations out of poverty by spurring education, market productivity, and economic growth.
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.
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.
Not all entrepreneurs are kids in college dorms. A generation of baby boomers want to start businesses that will serve real needs.
Some immigrants from Mexico don't speak Spanish or English but native languages. Juan Castillo helps them learn.
The Africa Mercy, a charity-funded hospital ship docked in Sierra Leone, provides the most sophisticated medical facility in the region.