courtesy of Liu Sola

Liu Sola

Experience the haunting sounds of this counter-culture creatrix.

Coordinates: China | United States

Charles Krusekopf

Didi Kalika

She came to Mongolia planning to teach yoga, but the children in the streets of Ulaanbaatar had another mission in mind…

Coordinates: Mongolia

courtesy of Nataly Hodgeson

Nataly Hodgeson

This outreach worker selflessly sweeps the streets of Managua for abandoned and drug-addicted kids.

Coordinates: Nicaragua

Mari Kaasinen

Her group Varttina, with roots reaching back to her toddler days, is now garnering an international reputation for its unique blend of contemporary folk music and Karelian and Finno-Ugric “runo songs.” When she’s not performing, she’s teaching and passing on regional musical traditions to local kids.

Coordinates: Finland

Wendy Flick, Pond Foundation

Agnes Pareyio

Correspondent Sally Blakemore interviews Kenya’s UN Person of the Year 2005, Agnes Pareyio.

Coordinates: Kenya



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