Jayne saw that a community in Malaysia was living in unsafe homes. So she founded an organization that builds sustainable houses for the families. It's a lot more rewarding than her old advertising job, she says.
Antje von Dewitz has been at the helm of the Vaude company since 2009. She’s on a mission to make it Europe's most sustainable outdoor equipment brand.
An increasing number of gay Russians are applying for asylum in the US. Many feel threatened in their home country and have experienced physical attacks. Russia's new "anti-propaganda" laws have worsened the situation.
In Germany's capital, where recycling is an art form and organic markets are sprouting up everywhere, saving energy is becoming serious business. It's something city authorities want to encourage.
Simon in Nigeria built a library at a local school to give the kids from rural farming families a brighter future. Now he's making sure the library is put to good use - which isn't as easy as it sounds.
Having clean water in our homes is a luxury almost 800 million people around the world don't have. Anna Vikky, a German medical student, is changing that for Ugandans by building wells and water tanks with a local NGO.
Alberto, 18, is determined to put an end to homophobia and discrimination in Chile. The answer, he says, lies in education. First, he's tackling the curriculum at his own high school.
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