We believe positive examples serve as universal solutions for regional problems. Here’s a selection of some of the work being done by organizations and people throughout the world, all endorsed by People of Change because of their impact on local communities.
Most of the time, shopping reveals our darkest masterialistic side as consumers, the side you are sometimes ashamed of, the side that urges you to spend money in order to satisfy a need or rather a need created by a consumer society. Who has never been tempted by the latest digital product or a wonderful […]
“In this home, nobody dies alone.” Poverty is debilitating at every age, but for the elderly it can be especially devastating. When an older man or woman is left with no remaining family or friends, he or she is left helpless, sometimes dependent on government aid. One organization determined to help this isolated population is […]
The gender issue seems like a tale as old as time, yet its presence is still grievously palpable. Luckily, there are men that are helping to eradicate such a reductive social paradigm. Take Arunachalam Muruganantham (AKA Menstrual Man), for example. He started a sanitary napkin revolution in a country where speaking of such “dirty things” […]
One of the greatest things of recent technologies (especially the internet) is its power to bring people together. Some people might argue for the contrary, but if created for the right purposes, technology can be used to serve the people; not the other way around. From cell phones to computers, tablets to smart TVs, these mediums […]