Jocelyn Sandstrom - Our Master of Ceremony. After a life-altering trip through beautiful Nepal, Jocelyn Luko and Anthony Sandstrom were highly inspired by the kindness of their trek guide Santosh Koirala and his dream to open a school for underprivileged children, having experienced the struggles to achieve education himself. Through the resources and compassionate collaborations of The Child Welfare Scheme and MFN, they proudly announced the opening of the Moonlight Foundation of Nepal school for underprivileged children in Kathmandu in September 2009.» www.moonlight.org.np
An inspirational and informative story of an ex-President of 20th Century Fox International, that took a mini-sabbatical through Asia, when a two-day stop-over in Phnom Penh became a four week mission that started him on the path to establishing the Cambodian Children's Fund. The rest as they say, is history.
within Hong Kong's ordinary education system. This delightful and contemporary review of a youthful Hong Kong Citizen that seeks her own purpose and reason in life. This wonderful account living in Hong Kong presents us with many questions about ourselves – what is it all about? In her own words “ I realize that dreammakers can be everyone, and it is amazing that even kids can be dreammakers if we find the way to ignite their hope and passion. I decide to infect and empower every youth to stop looking at how others want them to be and to just be the source to make a better world.”
A fascinating and educational journey of a Laotian who won scholarship to study agriculture in Thailand and was instrumental in developing the first Lao language "Village Rights" guidebook on land and natural resources. He heads Village Focus International's land rights program, the leading effort in the country fighting for village land and natural resource rights. In his Talk, Hongthong argues that village rights to land and natural resources needs to be considered alongside the economic returns of foreign direct investment, and a paradigm shift must be made in economic development strategies in a way that provides a win-win for national development and local people.
A challenging and passionate account of an ocean conversationalist and her reconciliation with herself and the struggles she faces. In doing so, Bertha sheds light on the problems sharks are facing and what the general public think about sharks.
A grueling and sometime comical trip undertaken for personal development and to assist the charity, viva. Rob completed an intrepid journey “Cycling Home from Siberia” in 2004 and since then has looked for bigger challenges. Now, after 5,000 km, and more than 5 million steps each, Rob and his travel partner Leon, have finished their epic walk from the Gobi Desert in Mongolia, back to Rob’s home in Hong Kong and into two new careers…
A topical and enlightening story of a family's quest to mitigate hunger and fight poverty while reducing food wastage in Hong Kong. Founded in 2001 and registered in 2010, Foodlink collects safe-to-eat surplus food from participating hotels and F&B outlets and delivers the food to those in need, thereby generating a sustainable food-recycling system.
A practical and inspiring story of a young Adjunct Sustainability Professor, consultant and social entrepreneur. His Talk outlines the simple principle that before change can happen, and impact felt, someone must take a step forward, extend a hand, take the chance. For Rich Brubaker, taking his first steps past shouldn't, couldn’t and wouldn't seemed natural. They were the "opportunity" to have an impact when others wouldn't. And over time, whether it is a manager, mentor, or adviser to others, it is often about taking the first step. From awareness to action. From engagement to impact. A step forward...a single step forward.
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