Making Connections, Developing Stories

other reason contributing to child mortality is lack of medical assistance, on the picture the Young mother gave birth at home, she has not been to the hospital because the only hospital she knows about is about 10 km away and there is no transportation

The first YES Online Digital Storytelling Workshop is under way! Teams of YES alumni from eight countries are learning storytelling, communication and technical skills in this online course. The media they produce will be used for issue campaigns in their communities, as well as for international audiences.

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Art and Culture: New Delhi

Traditional Indian Fashion

Moving Around Delhi




Family: The Roots of Humanity

Prapti: A Helping Hand

Prapti Anandita (Bangladesh)
YES Alumni, 2010-2011, Kentucky
*I decided to become a #changemaker because…


The plight of the female garment workers in Bangladesh made me want to change the system. Read More…

Anita: Freedom Walking

photoAnita Haidary (Afghanistan)
YES Alumna 22, California, 2007-2008

I became a #changemaker because…

I grew up sheltered from the harsh realities of the world, but that changed when I started high school in Kabul. Read More…

Merryn: Zero Waste Earth

IMG_4149Merryn Choong (Malaysia)
YES Alumna 2010, New Hampshire

I became a #changemaker because…

Have you ever thought of the waste you’re creating? I hadn’t either, but when I studied in the United States I was hosted by a vegetarian family with an organic farm and a compost toilet. Read More…

Alfikhairina: Voice the Tsunami Away

Alfikhairina (Indonesia)Alfi

*I decided to become a #changemaker because…

I was 10-years-old when the tsunami and earthquake hit my family’s community of Aceh, Indonesia in 2004.

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Gladhys: Nyaman di Jalan (Safety on my Way)


Gladhys (Indonesia)

*I became a changemaker because…

I wanted to energize the youth in my town. Read More…


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