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We unearth stories of people doing good in Asia to share them around the world. We believe stories have the power to inspire you to come alongside and contribute in meaningful ways.

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From “dirty” to dignified: These flowers transform lives

Waste flowers seed new perspectives

HelpUsGreen is using flowers to fight discrimination.

Have dementia? Don’t forget to dance

Remember to dance, dance to remember

Eat, drink, and make new memories at Memories Cafe.

Unearthing future leaders in rural Myanmar

“Like jewels trying to sparkle”

Kids in Myanmar learn the value of education.

Score one against blindness, and one for girls’ rights

Girls' Rights: 1 Blindness: 0

Football scores one for girls’ rights and one for sight.

Once a street kid, now a future school teacher

How homelessness turned into hope

Tahanan gave Angel a home — and a brighter future.

Creating change? It takes a community

Coming together for change

Giving back is great. Giving back as a community? Even better.

Meet the man whose light keeps shining brighter

Sparking bright ideas across the world

Alvin Yong inspires young imaginations through action.

Friends doing good, across borders

Former helper inspires Singaporean ex-boss to charity

Together they built an orphanage in her Philippines hometown.

The only silicone cup a woman needs

Menstrual cups that won’t cramp your altruism

For every cup you buy, another is gifted to a woman in an underprivileged community.

From outsider to insider: Sharing a meal with refugees

Afghan lunch fires up conversations

A refugee’s home-cooked meal feeds cultural ties.

The refugee crisis isn’t going away. You can help

Want to help refugees? Start here

These groups help refugees get back on their feet.

They lost everything. But they’re finding hope on stage

For these refugees, the show must go on

Parastoo gives voice to these refugees — onstage.

One dentist, two wheels, and a student’s dream

Hop on a bicycle, stay in school

These students in rural India aren’t dropping out thanks to Dr Suwas.

How can a mother behind bars bond with her child?

A story of a mother’s love, from behind bars

She couldn’t give her child a hug, but she could read her a story.

Hold their paws, and they will hold your heart

These furry friends will capture your heart

Love expressed through rescuing, adopting, fostering and feeding animals.

Free food for the community, by the community

No such thing as a free lunch? Not true

Free Food for All feeds hundreds everyday, while nourishing community spirit.