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Tag: Around the World

Helping children reach their full potential

Dame Vera Lynn established her charity to support children with cerebral palsy and other motor learning impairments.

How one moon bear saved the lives of 600 others

Jill Robinson founded the Animals Asia Foundation after experiencing the cruelty of bear bile farming firsthand.

Chocolates with a cause

Bellafina Chocolates is a gourmet chocolate company in Tennessee that donates 100% of its profits to children’s charities.

For these African girls, an alternate rite of passage

Partnering directly with Maasai communities, AmRef developed new ways for young girls to transition into womanhood without FGM.

How a beloved WWII singer became an advocate for children

Known across the world as the Forces' Sweetheart, Dame Vera Lynn provided hope and reassurance for Allied troops abroad and families back home.

How one Ukranian refugee reclaimed his career in Idaho

Every year, hundreds of new Americans leave everything behind, arriving in Idaho with advanced degrees and successful but interrupted careers.

Hope rises at this Rwandan bakery

​The Women’s Bakery aims to foster community and inclusion between the refugee and Rwandan communities with the launch of their newest bakery in Gicumbi.

A speaker for children's voices

Variety Motor Mouth combines fun activities with intensive therapy and training for kids who cannot speak.