A Thai story of confidence, ethics and morality
When Pili Opal left Udon Thani, a farming region in north-eastern Thailand, to go to University in Bangkok, she bravely left her family to improve her life and theirs through her education.
Rotary Polio Eradication – The Pioneer Who Created Heroes
It’s stealthy, silent and cruel, and still out there – even today Polio can paralyse and take the lives of children.
Sustainable outcomes for homeless
Homelessness – its something that happens to others, to people we don’t know, to people who aren’t like us. We wrap ourselves tight in the cosy comfortable blanket of denial and privilege.
At risk youth breaking the cycle
We don’t get to choose how we start our life, or who we start it with. Some kids are doing it really tough; neglected and hurt by those closest, they face an uncertain future.
From the back streets of Kathmandu to Seven Women
the main Kathmandu Seven Women centre serves as a safe refuge for women who have been victims of domestic violence, or those needing medical attention. Here, the women are taught education and vocational skills, thus breaking the cycle of poverty and despair.
International Women’s Day 2019
IWD is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
Melissa Binkley in 45 seconds tells her story from childhood trauma to empowering women around the world, to become resilient and strong and leave their past behind.