Susana Somali has saved more than a 1,000 dogs since she opened the Pejaten Animal Shelter, one of Indonesia’s largest animal shelters, in 2009.
Seventeen-year-old Lillian Kay Petersen was awarded $250,000 for developing a tool that helps prevent children from dealing with food insecurity around the world so "they don't face malnutrition and lifelong consequences."
With his self-funded diversity and inclusion program called “The Group Effort Initiative”, Ryan Reynolds gives marginalized communities the chance to work on and learn from his productions, even get a foot in the door of the industry.
Following the death of his son in Dubai, UAE, T.N. Krishnakumar has flown fellow Indian expats who wished to return home in the midst of the pandemic.
Teen activist Greta Thunberg has won a one-million-euro award, and she’s putting it to good use – starting with a fight against “ecocide” and medical support against COVID-19 for indigenous communities in the Amazon.
Women and children have long been prey to human traffickers across India, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Nepal – and Hasina Kharbhih decided to do something about it: since coming up with an innovative plan of action, she’s rescued 72,000 trafficking victims!
Famous singer Elton John and his husband David Furnish are giving 25 million dollars in grants to projects focused on tackling the rise of HIV infections in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Working as a scout leader in Mukono, Uganda, Badru Kyewalyanga noticed a dire deforestation crisis from people constantly cutting down trees to get firewood – and he decided to do something about it.
Former NASA astronaut Kathy Sullivan has become the very first woman to reach the deepest point in Earth’s oceans, the bottom of the Challenger Deep – located nearly 11,000 meters below the surface of the Pacific Ocean!
Bollywood star Sonu Sood is helping thousands of migrants across India return home after being left stranded and workless amid the coronavirus lockdown. Instead of the dreadfully long journeys by foot or bike, the actor puts them on a bus, train, or plane.