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SOS Children's Villages - Providing a Brighter Future

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SOS Children's Villages - Providing a Brighter Future

SOS is the largest non-governmental organization in the world, focusing on raising orphaned and abandoned children by providing them with safe, loving families. The entity also helps families at-risk of separating with services to help them stay together. The organization firmly believes that every child deserves to grow up in a caring home.
Good People, Good Work
2018-02-10   1762 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-02-10

Father Mahdi Al Alawi

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Father Mahdi Al Alawi

Father Allawi established a non-profit organization called “Bonheur du Ciel” in 2008, which provides essential services to people of different ages, nationalities, and religious faiths. His work, and that of Bonheur du Ciel volunteers, is a true blessing that is positively changing and sustaining lives and spreading hope and comfort to the disadvantaged in Lebanon.
Good People, Good Work
2018-03-04   1771 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-03-04

Liu Ta-Tan - Physically Challenged Gifted Inventor

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Liu Ta-Tan - Physically Challenged Gifted Inventor

In this episode we have the honor to share with you the inspiring story of a fine gentleman from Kaohsiung, Formosa (Taiwan), Mr. Liu Ta-Tan, the chairman of Spider Machine Co. Limited. Physically challenged since childhood, Liu Ta-Tan has never let his condition get in the way of his dreams.
Good People, Good Work
2018-03-17   1837 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-03-17

International Organization for Migration: Upholding Human Dignity

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International Organization for Migration: Upholding Human Dignity

Today, it is our pleasure to share with you an introduction to the uplifting work of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), an intergovernmental organization established in 1951 that has 169 member states, with offices in more than 100 countries across our world. IOM firmly believes that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and societies. As such, their work involves upholding the human dignity and well-being of migrants, encouraging social and economic development through migration, providing education about migration issues, and working to overcome the operational challenges of migration management.
Good People, Good Work
2018-03-24   1977 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-03-24

Betty White: Actress, Comedienne and Animal Advocate

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Betty White: Actress, Comedienne and Animal Advocate

On today’s program, we would like to share with you the story of a very special person. She is the first woman to ever produce a sitcom in the US, the current holder of the Guinness World Records “Longest TV Career for an Entertainer (Female)” title, a beloved American celebrity, and a true friend of the animals. She is among the caring Hollywood actors and actresses who have kindly used their celebrity status and wealth to help animals.
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-08   1827 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-08

The Jewish National Fund - Greening Israel and Bettering Life

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The Jewish National Fund - Greening Israel and Bettering Life

With all of the time, money, and effort invested in developing Israel's beautiful forests, the JNF wants to protect them. In addition to working to enhance the natural environment and further the greening of Israel, the Jewish National Fund is also seeking to be pro-active in response to the deleterious effects of global warming. JNF Go Neutral encourages water preservation, recycling, traveling by foot or mass transit, buying local, eating less meat, growing one’s own food, and many other Earth-friendly activities.
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-11   1832 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-11

Care from the Air: Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service

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Care from the Air: Australia’s Royal Flying Doctor Service

Our show features the RFDS of Australia, a non-profit organization that uses the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology to provide 24-hour emergency medical services and primary healthcare services throughout Australia. The RFDS touches the lives of tens of thousands of Queenslanders each year. To the people of the bush, the service means survival. The determined pilots and staff give their utmost to overcome challenges to get people the medical attention they urgently need.
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-14   1805 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-14

Sunflower Mission: Empowering Âu Lạc’s Youth Through Learning

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Sunflower Mission: Empowering Âu Lạc’s Youth Through Learning

Today’s show will present the story of the benevolent charity Sunflower Mission and the amazingly successful life of one of its co-founders, and current advisor, Ms. Duy-Loan Lee. Despite having to leave her homeland at such a young age, she never let adversity get her down and overcame many challenges. Today, in addition to being very accomplished professionally, Ms. Le is deeply involved in many philanthropic activities that offer educational opportunities to children in the developing world.
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-20   1828 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-04-20

Uplifting Hearts Through Art: Professor Hsu Jen-Chuan, Part 1 of 2

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Uplifting Hearts Through Art: Professor Hsu Jen-Chuan, Part 1 of 2

“Our intention was to spread a concept to people in Taiwan (Formosa), that is, art is not that expensive. In places that are not expensive, you still can enjoy artistic works that make you feel free in your mind. So such charitable activities are what this foundation has constantly been doing. I always told my partners that although we have no money, we have the faith to do something meaningful, through art or music. Through some invisible power, it really opened up a spiritual channel for people.”
Good People, Good Work
2018-05-04   1818 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-05-04

Uplifting Hearts Through Art: Professor Hsu Jen-Chuan, Part 2 of 2

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Uplifting Hearts Through Art: Professor Hsu Jen-Chuan, Part 2 of 2

“Without art, without love.” For her, art is the essence of being. She is the creator of a new performing art form in Formosa called “choir drama”. Professor Hsu believes that performances can be held everywhere, and there can be interaction with the audience at any place. In other words, there need not be boundaries between the performer and audience during a performance and interaction between the artist and audience is welcomed. This idea became the foundation for her artistic creations.
Good People, Good Work
2018-05-07   1895 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-05-07

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   1857 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-02

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   1808 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-09

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   1863 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-16

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   1855 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-06-23

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   1905 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-07

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   1834 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-14

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   1951 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-21

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   1839 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-07-28

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   1938 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-08-04

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   2000 Views
Good People, Good Work
2018-08-16
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