Eriss Khajira's foundation Big 5 Centre teaches young kids about the values of life. Today she and volunteering football coaches have organised a special teambuilding training with chairs.
Through peer learning, a contest between farmers and lessons about alternative sources of income, Pachamama Raymi learns farmers in Peru how to improve their living conditions and create a better future.
On the garbage dump of Léon, Alma Urcuyo is starting a project to improve the education of the children and their health.
Aids orphan Justin Ojambo takes care of the grandmothers who take care of the aids orphans in Jinja. His Phoebe Education Fund for Aids Orphans & Vulnerable Children (PEFO) is building houses for the grannies and teaches them how to earn a living. He is funding these activities partly from the proceeds of the brick stones production and sales.
25 years ago Robert Smits met the street kids in Rio de Janeiro. He has been helping them ever since. His foundation built football courts in Rio de Janeiro, is feeding the kids and is trying to get the children to go to school. Outside Rio he built a farm where children have a home and go to school. We met one of his former protégés, who now has a job and a house in Rio.
In La Paz Comunidad de Aymaras Urbanos de Pampahasi (CAUP) provides widows from the countryside with rooms around a courtyard. Their Aymara culture is respected and they get lunch, they make music and knit sweaters, ponchos and other shawls. These are sold in touristic places. This way the Comunidad creates a fund to pay for the costs.