Motivational stories for students

These stories celebrate people who've invested themselves to encourage the young to lift themselves above their circumstances, and reach for their dreams.

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They challenge you to be an Ultra Mega Friend

Watch these students destroy the millennial stereotype.

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Your internship could change girls' lives

A chance to mentor adolescent girls in India and help them find their voice.

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Video Getting high on music, not drugs

How one band is using rock music to empower Malaysia's youth to live drug-free lives.

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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.

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Gangster, addict, dancing queen

She's got a secret weapon to reach troubled youth.

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Seeing to their future

Two mothers go beyond helping their children with low vision.

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No more swimming to school

Yellow boats that keep hope afloat for kids who work so hard just to get to school.

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Standing on strangers' shoulders

What it means to have someone believe in you, believe that you can run with the best.

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The unlikely librarian

In an Indonesian village where afternoons are spent napping, one fisherman is losing sleep so kids can read.

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Seeing through the lens of good

How can a film help build a house? These youths show us.

 

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The fear to volunteer

Honest views from regular people on commitment, working with strangers and whether volunteering is even useful.

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A place they can call home

A blind boy spurs a teacher to set up a place for abandoned disabled children in Nepal.