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Avaaz: the World in Action for a Better Future

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Avaaz: the World in Action for a Better Future

“Is a global web movement to bring people-powered politics to decision –making everywhere.” Avaaz enables common, everyday people concerned about the essential issues of our times to take collective action on a global scale, thus making government officials and other leaders aware of the people’s wishes and motivating them to respond accordingly. Avaaz considers one of its greatest victories to be the 2015 signing of the Paris Climate Agreement by 196 state parties. Another type of Avaaz campaign concerns provision of rapid humanitarian aid in times of crisis. In one of its more recent endeavors, Avaaz started a campaign called “Stop the extinction crisis!”
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-31   1943 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-31

A Living Master’s Deepest Love for Humanity: Supreme Master Ching Hai Day’s 25th Anniversary, Part 2 of 2

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A Living Master’s Deepest Love for Humanity: Supreme Master Ching Hai Day’s 25th Anniversary, Part 2 of 2

Supreme Master Ching Hai first came to Taiwan, or Formosa, in the mid-1980s. Her great love for the Island has been manifested in many ways including philanthropic works. She has given funds and gifts both publicly and anonymously. Master has supported health-related initiatives in the United Kingdom, Âu Lạc or Vietnam, EL Salvador, Thailand, France, the Philippines, Gaza, Germany, india, Australia, and many other nations. Religious, spiritual, and educational institutions all over our world have also benefited from Supreme Master Ching Hai’s contributions including temples, churches, spiritual groups and schools.
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-25   1823 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-25

A Living Master’s Deepest Love for Humanity: Supreme Master Ching Hai Day’s 25th Anniversary, Part 1 of 2

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A Living Master’s Deepest Love for Humanity: Supreme Master Ching Hai Day’s 25th Anniversary, Part 1 of 2

In a joyful celebration held on October 25, 1993, in Hawaii, USA, the then-mayor of the city and county of Honolulu, the Honorable Frank F.Fasi, proclaimed October 25th as “Supreme Master Ching Hai Day” and presented Master with the International Peace Commendation Award, and referred to Her as “an angle of mercy for humanity.” We will review some of Supreme Master Ching’s many unconditional charitable deeps over the years. Master’s contributions have reached beyond all boundaries to touch millions of disaster victims and others in need of assistance: Aulacese (Vietnamese) Refugees、Rohingya Refugees、Natural Disasters.
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-24   2166 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-24

Humanitarian Keith McHenry: Bringing Vegan Food to the Hungry, Part 2 of 2

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Humanitarian Keith McHenry: Bringing Vegan Food to the Hungry, Part 2 of 2

Keith McHenry is the co-founder of Food Not Bombs-an amazing. Provide plant-based meals to those in need and prevent food waste. If we’re for peace, and we’re for ending suffering, we also have to be vegan, try not to participate in tye suffering of animals and also it would be better for the environment. Food Not Bombs has been a provider of hot meals to the rescue workers and survivors of major disasters. The ultimate goal of Food Not Bombs is to constructively transform society through distributing plant-based food and promoting such noble ideas.
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2018-10-19   1827 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-19

Humanitarian Keith McHenry: Bringing Vegan Food to the Hungry, Part 1 of 2

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Humanitarian Keith McHenry: Bringing Vegan Food to the Hungry, Part 1 of 2

Keith McHenry is the co-founder of Food Not bombs - an amazing, fast-growing global grassroots movement where everyday people join together to provide plant-based meals to those in need and prevent food waste. The gentleman is also the author of “Hungry for Peace,” We’re for peace, and we realize if we for peace, we also have to be for peace, not only of humans but also of animals and of the earth.
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-12   1926 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-10-12

Direct Action Everywhere: True Animal Champions

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Direct Action Everywhere: True Animal Champions

Direct Action Everywhere, or DxE, DxE members work closely with animals rights activists and organizations from all over our world to encourage people to become more involved with the animal liberation movements. Animals are living creatures, they’re not things. And they deserve to be respect and love. The main goal of Direct Action Everywhere is to make every grassroots activists the best activists they can be. Our mission ultimately is to change the world for animals, to pass a 28th Amendment to the US constitution that will give every animal on this planet the right to be safe, happy and free.
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-26   2024 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-26

Shakira Mebarak: A Shining Star with a Heart of Gold

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Shakira Mebarak: A Shining Star with a Heart of Gold

The esteemed Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira Mebarak, a 3-time Grammy Award and 13-time Latin Grammy Award winner. Her mark on pop music is so impressive. In 1997, Shakira started a charity called “FundaciÓn Pies Descalzos” with the purpose of helping impoverished Colombian children. To date, FundaciÓn Pies Descalzos and its US counterpart, the Barefoot Foundation have built six state-of-the-art schools in Colombia to serve displaced and underprivileged children.The Barefoot Foundation is also active in Haiti and South Africa. Shakira has received numberous accolades for her humanitarian work.
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-21   1868 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-21

Selfless Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal – Mother of 1000 Orphans

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Selfless Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal – Mother of 1000 Orphans

That is about an exceptional Indian social worker and activist who has devoted her life to uplifting those deprived of life’s basic necessities. She has amazingly overseen the upbringing of 1000 plus children over the past 4 decades. She has tapped into a bottomless source of inspiration and energy and shows only love towards others. We can consider Mother Teresa and “Mother of Orphans” Dr. Sindhutai Sapkal to be spiritual sisters in their devotion to the most impoverished. They are both outstanding models of perseverance and selflessness for our world by putting their noble ideals into practice and showing unconditional love to the vulnerable.
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-14   1847 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-14

Costa Rica’s Lands in Love: An Animal Refuge and Human Resort, Part 2 of 2

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Costa Rica’s Lands in Love: An Animal Refuge and Human Resort, Part 2 of 2

The 15 Lands in Love owners, all from Israel, joined together to create a place to share their humane way of life, love for the wilderness and the spirit of adventure with those who have similar ideals. When they started, however, their first mission was to establish a place where animals. When they started, however, their first mission was to establish a palace where animals who need loving, long-term to permanent shelter could thrive. Today, we will complete our exploration of the Lands in Love Hotel & Resort, or Tierras Enamoradas, a sanctuary where animals and people alike enjoy the splendor of nature and places for relaxation and care.
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-08   1826 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-08

Costa Rica’s Lands in Love: An Animal Refuge and Human Resort, Part 1 of 2

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Costa Rica’s Lands in Love: An Animal Refuge and Human Resort, Part 1 of 2

Lands in Love offers comfort for many animal species, and, of course, humans! What an enchanting place to co-exist with our animal buddies! The staff is kind and helpful, room are nicely decorated, the surroundings are splendid, and most of all, the animal friends are well taken care of. People lodging here feel the loving atmosphere around every corner. As the name implies, Lands in love is indeed a site full of love for animals and humans.
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-07   2014 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-09-07

The Geraldis: Mom and Dad to 88 Special Kids

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The Geraldis: Mom and Dad to 88 Special Kids

Can you imagine adopting 88 children over your lifetime? Meet a family that has lovingly cared for, and taken in, many disabled and seriously ill American children. She pointed out that her accomplishments have come from having faith and belief in herself. She teaches her children to have the same inner strength. The courageous Camille Geraldi shows us that what may be perceived by some as complicated, can be viewed as straightforward and manageable to accomplish by others, especially when love is the key ingredient that makes your world go aroud.
Good People, Good Work
2018-08-16   1942 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-08-16

Angelina Jolie: A Compassionate Beauty

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Angelina Jolie: A Compassionate Beauty

She is world famous American actress, writer, director, and Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie! With so much beauty, talent, and success. However, she decided to take her life in a different direction after filming "Tomb Raider" in Cambodia in 2001. Between 2001 and 2012, she effectively used her celebrity status and fame to bring attention to places that had been forgotten by the rest of the world. She hopes her missions create, "Awareness of the plight of these people. I think they should be commended for what they have survived, not looked down upon."
Good People, Good Work
2018-08-04   1872 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-08-04

Changing the World One Bag at a Time: Young Pakistani Ecopreneur Zymal Umer

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Changing the World One Bag at a Time: Young Pakistani Ecopreneur Zymal Umer

Today’s show is about an 11-year old visionary young lady named Zymal Umer. She is thought to be Pakistan’s youngest-ever social entrepreneur. Zymal undertook her first initiative to help the environment when she was only 7 years old. At the age of nine, Zymal founed Zee Bags- an upcycling enterprise or business using discarded material to make new items of value. She hopes to raise environmental awareness not only in Pakistan, but across the globe, so there is a better understanding by all of the need to safeguard our planetary home.
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-28   1798 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-28

The International Extremity Project: Bringing Hope to the Underserved, Part 2 of 2

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The International Extremity Project: Bringing Hope to the Underserved, Part 2 of 2

The 2018 IEP team consisted of 24 volunteers, who sacrifice their time and finances to provide free medical services to the disadvantaged. Without their aid, their patients would continue to suffer from their serious conditions as they cannot afford treatment. IEP provides all supplies related to patient care and the specialized surgical equipment. ON each mission, donations are used to pay for hospital fees and purchase vital supplies. For their dedication to helping the less privileged and bringing smiles to patients’ faces through their thoughtful did.
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-21   1900 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-21

The International Extremity Project: Bringing Hope to the Underserved, Part 1 of 2

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The International Extremity Project: Bringing Hope to the Underserved, Part 1 of 2

We have the honor to present the story of the dedicated work of a group of respected American and Israeli surgeons, who sacrifice their time and finances to provide free medical service to the disadvantaged. Without their aid, their patients would continue to suffer from their serious conditions as they cannot afford treatment. In July 2018, upon learning about IEP’s praise worthy humanitarian work, Supreme Master Ching Hai offered a US $50,000 donation. Master stated the contribution is, “for this noble project in heartfelt love and gratitude for all involved.”
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-14   1791 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-14

Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua- Kenya’s Elephant Guardian

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Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua- Kenya’s Elephant Guardian

In 2016, Mr.Mwalua began hiring a water truck each week and drove 45 kilometers to deliver desperately needed water to the animals in Tsavo West National Park. Mr.Mwalua is the founder of Tsavo Volunteers. This Kenya-based non-profit group carries out a variety of projects in and around Lumo Sanctuary,they save many species of animals and restore their habitats through hands-on activities. Mr. Mwalua’s meaningful actions are an admirable example of compassion, environmental stewardship, wildlife protection and sustainability.
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-07   1860 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-07

Alan Knight: Guardian of Our Animal Friends, Part 2 of 2

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Alan Knight: Guardian of Our Animal Friends, Part 2 of 2

He has devoted his life to promoting animal welfare through carrying out rescue missions around the globe with his team. A friendly environment for all the inhabitants of our planet is Mr. Knight's beautiful vision for the years ahead. He feels there is now a growing shift in people's consciousness towards a more humane treatment of animals. In 2010, Supreme Master Ching Hai gave the Shining World Compassion Award to IAR and Mr. Knight in recognition of a project to rescue wild sloth bears in India.
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-23   1810 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-23

Alan Knight: Guardian of Our Animal Friends, Part 1 of 2

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Alan Knight: Guardian of Our Animal Friends, Part 1 of 2

In our two-part series, we are privileged to share with you the story of a selfless vegetarian animal rescuer from the UK who is dedicated to saving animals from danger and finding them new homes. Alan Knight is the president and CEO of International Animal Rescue (IAR), a UK-based non-profit. "I think the biggest inspiration I've got is when we actually rescue an animal and see that animal go through the rescue phase and the rehabilitation phase, and finally the release phase. That's what keeps me going."
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-16   1824 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-16

Zimbabwe’s Friendship Bench Project: Making Mental Healthcare Accessible

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Zimbabwe’s Friendship Bench Project: Making Mental Healthcare Accessible

In low-income countries, the lack of skilled medical personnel and infrastructure - known as the mental health treatment gap - is a huge issue. Trusting his insight, Dr. Chibanda developed a program using elderly Zimbabwean women, known as "Grandmothers," to deliver, on wooden benches under trees, evidence-based talk and cognitive behavioral therapy, specifically problem-solving therapy, to those needing help.
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-09   1766 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-09

James Okina: Nigeria’s Street Priest

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James Okina: Nigeria’s Street Priest

On today’s program, we would like to share with you the story of James Okina and how he founded the non-profit called Street Priests to help vulnerable children in Calabar, Nigeria to stay in school and succeed in life. James explains, “[W]e are priests, but our church is on the street. We have a calling, like typical priests - to reach out to children on the streets.”
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-02   1816 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-02
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