Supporting Children in Kenya

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The filmmaker, Nzao Frank Mfalme.

“We can never talk about a better world without helping the younger generation,” says┬áNzao Franklin (YES/AFS Alum 2009-10). Check out his short film to see how local alumni volunteers are helping children in the slums of Mombasa, Kenya.



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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