A Creative Approach to Counter Bullying in a School in Iran

A teacher in Iran shaved his head to show solidarity to a student who was being bullied after losing hair due to an illness. Ali Mohammadian, a teacher at Sheikh …

Nashrah AhmedA Creative Approach to Counter Bullying in a School in Iran

African Refugees Find Asylum in Irseal

There are approximately 55,000 African asylum seekers who have ventured from various countries to Israel in search of safety to escape violence in their native lands.  However, once arriving in …

Ashleigh BrownAfrican Refugees Find Asylum in Irseal

Zambian Children Make Connections Through iSchool

Zambian children are gaining access to education and curriculum through an “e-learning,” curriculum provided via the latest internet resources. This is possible as a result of expanding internet access and …

Melody ChiangZambian Children Make Connections Through iSchool

Children of Migrant In China Workers Vulnerable But Not Forgotten

China’s growing migrant worker population is leaving a generation of “left-behind children” vulnerable. Migrant Children’s Foundation (MCF), created in 2009, wants to make sure these children are more than statistics. …

Melody ChiangChildren of Migrant In China Workers Vulnerable But Not Forgotten

Pakistan’s Burka Avenger to Fight for Girls’ Right to Education

Pakistan’s newest animated series will star the Burka Avenger, a compassionate teacher who combats gangsters trying to close down the girls’ school in which she works.  The show portrays this …

Aanchal NarangPakistan’s Burka Avenger to Fight for Girls’ Right to Education

Environmental Protection and Philanthropy at Work in Kosovo Cap Project

In December 2011, students at the American University of Kosovo launched a humanitarian project aimed at helping those who need but can’t afford a wheelchair. Originally, the idea for “caps …

Aldina DzeboEnvironmental Protection and Philanthropy at Work in Kosovo Cap Project

Gift of Music for At-Risk Youth in El Salvador

El Salvador has launched a music education program as part of a violence prevention project.  The program seeks to keep youth from engaging in violent street gangs and other illegal …

Melody ChiangGift of Music for At-Risk Youth in El Salvador

Roma Children Create Art With Hungary’s “Real Pearl” Foundation

At the Igazgyöngy (“Real Pearl”) Foundation in Eastern Hungary, hundreds of Roma children learn to express themselves through art classes. The Real Pearl Foundation runs drawing, painting, sculpture, handiwork, and …

Carla DrumhillerRoma Children Create Art With Hungary’s “Real Pearl” Foundation

Teach for Bangladesh: Inspiring Educational Leadership

Teach for Bangladesh is a leadership development program of talented university graduates and young professionals who are invested in expanding educational opportunities for underprivileged children. Taking a bottoms-up approach to education, the …

Alice FormwaltTeach for Bangladesh: Inspiring Educational Leadership