Boston-based Tech Goes Home provides computer training for inner-city students, the very poor, those with disabilities, seniors, and immigrants.
Barbara Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, welcomes the sixth class of Global Health Corps fellows for two weeks of training. The Global Health Corps places young professionals and recent college graduates in fellowships with health organizations in the United States and Africa for a year of service.
Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary, a 540-acre reserve in Thailand, is home to elephants saved from a life of misery in the logging and tourism trades.
Her foundation wants to break the cycle of poverty by educating – from kindergarten through college – at least one child in each family.