10 Inspiring Kids Who Are Making The World A Better Place

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1. This chef, who turned her passion into a product:

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When Mikaila was 4 years old, she was thinking up ideas for the Acton Children's Business Fair and Austin's Lemonade Day. While thinking of ideas, she was sent a recipe book from her grandmother...and she was twice-stung by a bee. The bee stings led her to become fascinated with bees, and the cookbook included a great flaxseed lemonade recipe. She used these two events to create BeeSweet Lemonade™, which donates proceeds to help save bees and is available at a number of locations nationwide.

Stay up to date with BeeSweet Lemonade™ on Facebook and Twitter.

2. This visionary, who turned his love of toys into a tool for those who can't see:

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At 12 years old, a seventh-grader from Santa Clara named Shubham Banerjee received something in the mail that called for people to give donations for the blind. This piqued his curiosity, and he began to research how blind people read. He discovered that many braille printers cost $2,000, which he thought was excessive. After three weeks of work, Shubham created his first prototype printer — the Braigo v1.0 — which can be built for $350. Additionally, he founded and operates Braigo Labs, his company that continues to create technologies to help people.

Stay up to date with Shubham and Braigo Labs on Twitter.

3. This inventor, who is a shining light for innovation:

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For a science competition, 15-year-old student Ann Makosinski created The Hollow Flashlight, powered completely by body heat. She was inspired to reduce the use of disposable batteries and was able to generate power using heat-sensing Peltier tiles. Now 18, Makosinski has appeared on The Tonight Show, was named one of Time's 30 Under 30, and recently developed a thermos that doubles as a phone charger.

Stay up to date with Ann on Twitter and Instagram.

4. This persevering kid, who competes in triathlons for his brother, with his brother:

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Noah and Lucas, two brothers from Idaho, have a remarkable relationship and an equally remarkable story. Lucas was born with lissencephaly, a brain disorder affecting his development and prohibiting him from being able to walk or talk. However, with the help of his brother Noah, the pair completed their first triathlon together in 2014. Since then, the duo has successfully finished seven more!

Stay up to date with the Lucas brothers on Lucas House's Facebook and Twitter.

5. This entrepreneur, who proves that age is nothing more than a number:

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Now 15 years old, Maya Penn is eager to make the world a better place with her eco-entrepreneurial ventures and hasn't wasted a minute in her pursuit. She founded her eco-conscious fashion line Maya's Ideas at 8, officially registered her nonprofit Maya's Idea 4 the Planet by 11, gave a TED Talk at 13, is releasing a book next April, and doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon.

Stay up to date with Maya on Facebook and Twitter.

6. This artist, who uses her talents to protect the animals she loves the most:

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In 2010, when the oil spill hit the Gulf, then-11-year-old Olivia Bouler was deeply saddened by what was happening to the place she spent many vacations. Inspired by her hero James Audubon, she wrote to the Audubon Society about her idea to donate her original drawings of birds to raise funds and awareness. She has since raised $200,000 for Gulf recovery efforts, published a book of her drawings, and been recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House.

Stay updated with Olivia on Facebook and Twitter.

7. This surfer, who knows that kids can make a difference:

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After turning 9, Australia-based surfer Winter Vincent was working on a project at school for World Water Day. While researching, he noticed some of his favorite surfers were doing great humanitarian work through Waves for Water. His speech at school and efforts were noticed by founder Jon Rose, who invited him along on a mission to Indonesia. Winter and his family joined the W4W team in the Mentawais, where they brought water filters so that people there could have access to clean water. Following that trip, Vincent started the Surf to School project and continues to work closely with the Waves for Water team.

Stay up to date with Winter on Facebook and Instagram.

8. This granddaughter, who seized an opportunity to improve someone's life:

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Ten-year-old Lily Born's grandfather would frequently spill his drinks due to his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. Inspired by her father who is an inventor himself, Lily decided to invent something that would help solve the issue: the Kangaroo Cup, a cup designed with three legs to help prevent it from tipping over. Born set up an Indiegogo campaign for her product, which surpassed its $12,000 goal.

Stay up to date with Kangaroo Cups online and on Facebook.

9. This good samaritan, who wanted to help homeless kids his age:

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When Jonas Corona was 6, he would accompany his mom to help the homeless in the Skid Row area of Los Angeles. He was deeply affected by seeing kids his age with nothing to eat, no clothes to wear, and no bed to sleep on at night. Unfortunately, at such a young age, he wasn't officially able to help with many volunteer programs, so he created his own. Jonas started Love in the Mirror, which officially became a nonprofit when Secret Millionaire host Hilary Decesare featured him on her show and donated $12,000 to his organization.

Stay up to date with Love in the Mirror online, on Facebook, and on Twitter.

10. This gardener, who planted a seed and continues to feed the hungry:

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In 2008, Katie Stagliano was 8 years old and had just received a cabbage seed for a school project. She planted the seed, and it grew to a whopping 40 pounds! She knew this was no ordinary cabbage, so she wanted to do something extraordinary with it. Her mom contacted Fields to Families, a nonprofit that suggested donating it to a local soup kitchen. This inspired Katie to start Katie's Krops, an organization that would grow crops to donate to those in need. Today there are 83 Katie's Krops gardens across the United States, with kids aged 9–16 helping to grow and donate the food.

Stay up to date with Katie's Krops online, on Facebook and on Twitter.

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