Francisco could have gotten a well-paying job in the city. But the the young Portuguese academic decided to use his agricultural expertise to rejuvenate a local town suffering from economic decay.
Many young women in the shantytowns of Buenos Aires struggle with drug abuse or unwanted pregnancy. Learning to walk with self-confidence can change that, says Guido Fuentes. So he opened a modeling school.
Gigantic puppets and acrobats are part of a street festival that draws on traditional Moroccan culture. Organizer Azeddine, 22, integrates troubled youths in a project that makes them proud of their heritage.
When Rachel was diagnosed with epilepsy, she was shocked by the prejudice she encountered. So she founded her own support network to raise awareness for the disease that affects over 30,000 people in Ireland.
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