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The Work These Folks Do Is Nothing Short Of Magic. Watch Closely — You Might Be Mesmerized.

What if we used our privilege to help change the world in small but powerful and sustainable ways? These folks are doing it.

The Work These Folks Do Is Nothing Short Of Magic. Watch Closely — You Might Be Mesmerized.
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This is some amazing work they do; empowering local populations through helping to build schools, clean water systems, women's alternative income programs, medical centers, and a sustainable food supply. In addition to all of the win-win-wins that provides, this keeps big oil from buying up their land — and the rainforest — in order to ... well, you know the drill. Pun intended.

To date (December 2014), Change Heroes has accomplished a lot.


Projects funded:

  • 100+ schoolhouses Kenya, Sierra Leone, Ghana, China, India, Ecuador, Haiti, Nicaragua, Laos, and Tanzania
  • Libraries in India and Bangladesh
  • Water projects in Nepal
  • Girls scholarships in India
  • Anti-sex-trafficking work in Cambodia

Stats:

  • Over 5,000 people have given $3.33 a day for three months from over 40 countries.
  • Campaigns have launched in Swedish, German, French, Spanish, and English.
  • They plan to expand to hundreds of more cases in 2015.
  • Approximately 154,000 people will be affected by the projects to date.

Countries served:

  • Kenya
  • Sierra Leone
  • Ghana
  • China
  • India
  • Ecuador
  • Haiti
  • Nicaragua
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Bangladesh
  • Nepal
  • Tanzania

They also have a page on their website that keeps updating how they're doing. Here's one from Dec. 10, 2014:

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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