In 1964, Headmaster George Stevens had the bold idea to make good use of the summer months and open an empty campus to under-resourced students.
Meet Alice, a community health worker who makes sure sick youth don't miss essential school days.
Meet Fred, the operator of the clean water program in the Kenyan slum of Kibera.
Meet Florence, who teaches poetry and leadership skills to the young girls of SHOFCO's free schools.
These are the people that Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) works with every day.
SHOFCO is a grassroots movement that catalyzes large-scale transformation in urban slums by providing critical services for all, community advocacy platforms, and education and leadership development for women and girls.
Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) is a grassroots movement that catalyzes large-scale transformation in urban slums by providing critical services for all, community advocacy platforms, and education and leadership development for women and girls.Learn More
This San Francisco-based nonprofit's mission is to empower their community to buy, cook, and eat good food every day.
Bezawit Getachew has been determined to help women in her country cope with injuries from childbirth ever since she first saw the 2007 documentary A Walk to Be
Visiting the Lou Ann Long Girls’ Hostel in Yadgir
After watching a special on Pearl Harbor on PBS, five-year-old Landon found a new hero: WWII veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor, Donald Stratton.
Powering Potential began in 2006 as Founding Director Janice Lathen’s dream of bringing educational access to remote locations without electricity.
As more women are empowered to become community health workers, they help an entire generation grow up strong.
The Gwen Ifill Fund for Journalism Excellence continues Gwen’s legacy at WETA.