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Paulo Mpokwa – The Importance of Community

Paulo Mpokwa – The Importance of Community

Paulo is someone who has taken his experiences, his knowledge of his community, and his education, and put them together to come up with what it is he can do best. By carefully thinking about what it is that his community needs, he has come up with a creative solution...

Elizabeth Lahey – Jewelry with a purpose

Elizabeth Lahey – Jewelry with a purpose

Elizabeth Lahey (or Lizzie, as she likes to be called) was born in the Midwest and describes herself as “coming from the non-profit world.” Graduating with a major in Strategic Communication from Miami University of Ohio, she always had a passion for social...

Lourdes Soares – Simplifying cancer care in India

Lourdes Soares – Simplifying cancer care in India

A cancer diagnosis often leads to a scary and confusing time for patients and their caregivers, especially when they live in a community with restricted resources. Yunus & Youth Fellow, Lourdes Soares, lives in the small beach town of Goa, India, and witnessed the...

Laís Higashi - Iluminando las áreas remotas de Brasil

Laís Higashi - Iluminando las áreas remotas de Brasil

Yunus & Youth Fellow Laís Higashi es una brasileña de 26 años criada en una familia de fuertes mujeres japonesas. Después de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, muchos niños japoneses habían perdido a sus padres, y la bisabuela de Laís sintió la necesidad de actuar, convirtiendo parte de su fábrica de salsa de soja ...

The Question of Success is Subjective

The Question of Success is Subjective

The Question of Success is Subjective: An interview with Kimberly Ofori, a social entrepreneur and philanthropist CAN WE MEET YOU? My name is Kimberly Ofori. I was born and raised in Amsterdam, the Netherlands by my Ghanaian father and Surname mother. I have had a...

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