superhero

Every child dreams of growing up to be a superhero. Fictional superheroes use their super powers to save lives, but sometimes all a real super hero needs is a little bravery and sacrifice to truly make a difference in the lives…

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giving tuesday

If you haven’t heard of Giving Tuesday yet, there’s still time to get informed and find out how you can give back. Anyone can get involved, and it doesn’t have to be about giving money. As the United Nations Development…

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mixed dogs

Dogs can be man’s most loyal and affectionate friend. Given the joy they can bring into an individual’s life, it’s difficult to imagine that some dogs are unwanted. For Sergio Chinchilla, who works at Garnier BBDO advertising agency in Costa…

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Coco

Coco (Constanza, pictured above) is a 7 year old girl going through chemotherapy at Dr. Quintana’s Children’s Hospital in San Salvador of Jujuy, a city in northern Argentina. Nora, who is friends with Coco’s mother, set out to knit an…

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David Karr Guayaki

Mate isn’t just a drink; it’s a way of life. “It truly represents friendship, dialogue, and hospitality,” says Guayaki co-founder Alex Pryor.  “[To share a mate] is to share a moment with one another, with family or friends.” Driven by…

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Greg Mahle

Sometimes it’s the most selfless acts in life that bring us the most happiness. Just ask Greg Mahle, owner of Rescue Road Trips LLC. For the last 10 years, Mahle has devoted two weeks every month to take a 4,200…

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Malena trabajando

Malena Kiss, a 25 year-old Argentinian, travelled during 4 months from Mexico to Colombia contributing time as a volunteer in each TECHO (“Roof” in Spanish) local chapter along the way. “I wanted to get to know the reality of the countries…

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yacouba moto

From a harsh, uncompromising land comes a story of hope… Those who believed him a madman, have finally recognized him as a genius. Yacouba Sawadogo, a Burkina Faso farmer, has single-handedly managed to solve a crisis that both scientists and development…

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Miley

A dog living in a trash pile gets rescued and then does something amazing! This story, documented by Hope for Paws, is simply too touching. Every year, millions of abandoned dogs worldwide face euthanization. This can be prevented by choosing…

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CPR

“My sister had trusted me with him,” said Pamela Rauseo, the aunt of 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz. While driving with Sebastian, she looked at the back seat and realized that the baby had stopped breathing. Though in panic, she immediately…

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Dobri 11

Dobri Dobrev, age 98 (or 99, depending on the source), travels 25 kms every day to Sofía, Capital of Bulgaria, from his home town in Baylovo – a trip he made by foot until recently – where he spends the day…

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4 motoqueros

These tough motorcyclists may not fit the stereotype of a guardian angel, but B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse) has taken on the challenge of helping children who have suffered abuse. “We are the plague to child abuse”, says Chief, its founder….

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