1. Help children get vaccinated
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), community health workers help document the weight and growth of children at the Marechal Health Center.
Time for your yearly check-up!
2. Organize a food program
Volunteers from a community in Lao prepare and cook traditional recipes with nutritious ingredients to ensure that the children eat healthier meals, and so they don’t have to go back home for lunch and can spend more time at school.
Doesn’t everybody want a home cooked Lao meal?
3. Connect entrepreneurs through technology
A Kenyan startup company uses mobile technology to link local artisans with global markets. The company, founded and managed by women, sells some of Africa’s hip coolest fashion items on the internet.
We do love her necklace.
4. Share your knowledge with others
One “mobile teacher” shows how a program is helping to improve the lives of out-of-school youth and the elderly by teaching them basic reading, writing, and math skills.
5. Speak up: Encourage others to express their ideas
Rural schools in Mongolia use teaching methods that encourage children to share and express their ideas in the classroom.
6. Help build a home or school
In Myanmar, rural communities are identifying and building small scale infrastructure they need most, such as this school in Par Kun Village.
7. Organize a community project
In Indonesia, these women lead a community meeting to discuss the reconstruction of their village, which was hit by a volcanic eruption.
The conversation looks pretty serious.
8. Teach a class
Free training courses are being offered to these women in China to prepare them for the job market.
Yes, we’re excited too!
9. Join the movement to end poverty by 2030
Sign the petition to end extreme poverty: zeropoverty2030.org
Seriously, sign the petition now!
10. Get inspired: WATCH this video on how one cow has changed this farmer’s life forever.
Don’t you appreciate cows even more now?