Nicolas Kristof wrote an inspiring article outline how people, particularly women are finding ways to make a difference by seeing a need and making a change in their lives and the lives of people half way around the world.
It’s all about what might be called Do-It-Yourself Foreign Aid, because it starts with the proposition that it’s not only presidents and United Nations officials who chip away at global challenges. Passionate individuals with great ideas can do the same, especially in the age of the Internet and social media.
The challenge is to cultivate an ideology of altruism, to spread a culture of social engagement — and then to figure out what people can do at a practical level.
Read the full article here.