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
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.