These stories celebrate people who've invested themselves to encourage the young to lift themselves above their circumstances, and reach for their dreams.
Motivational stories for students
They challenge you to be an Ultra Mega Friend
Watch these students destroy the millennial stereotype.
Your internship could change girls' lives
A chance to mentor adolescent girls in India and help them find their voice.
Video Getting high on music, not drugs
How one band is using rock music to empower Malaysia's youth to live drug-free lives.
In his teacher's footsteps
A trip to Nepal makes such an impression on a teenager, he goes on to scale Everest and raise funds for the school he volunteered at.
Gangster, addict, dancing queen
She's got a secret weapon to reach troubled youth.
Seeing to their future
Two mothers go beyond helping their children with low vision.
No more swimming to school
Yellow boats that keep hope afloat for kids who work so hard just to get to school.
Standing on strangers' shoulders
What it means to have someone believe in you, believe that you can run with the best.
The unlikely librarian
In an Indonesian village where afternoons are spent napping, one fisherman is losing sleep so kids can read.
Seeing through the lens of good
How can a film help build a house? These youths show us.
The fear to volunteer
Honest views from regular people on commitment, working with strangers and whether volunteering is even useful.
A place they can call home
A blind boy spurs a teacher to set up a place for abandoned disabled children in Nepal.