M is for Dennis McCullough: Slow Medicine For Our Aging Loved Ones


Dennis has spent over 30 years working with people who are approaching the end of their lives.

He is the author of the book My Mother Your Mother. In it he describes what Read more

P is for Pioneers Post: Showing People Who Are Building A Better World

The video above is one of many on Pioneers Post. The web magazine is packed with articles and videos about pioneers who aim to do good work that helps people and the planet.

The Read more

A is for Rodrigo Arboleda: One Laptop Per Child

Rodrigo is Chairman and CEO of the One Laptop Per Child Association.

The organisation has so far distributed more than 2.7 million laptops. These have gone to children in 41 countries and Read more

M is for Sugata Mitra: Let Us Build A School In The Cloud

Sugata Mitra made a bold wish when applying for the $1 million TED Prize in 2013. He wanted to create a place where children could learn and teach each other. They would do this Read more

D is for The Dalai Lama: Being Calm In The Face of Adversity

In this short video His Holiness The Dalai Lama talks about his approach to being calm when faced by challenges. It comes from his interactive session with students in Gangtok, Sikkim, India, on Read more

W is for We The Change: Inspiring Young People In Kenya

Soiya Gecaga founded the “We the Change” Foundation in Kenya. It focuses on providing hope and opportunities for children who grow up in poverty.

Soiya was born in Nairobi. After an education Read more

A is for Nicholas Albery: His Pioneering Work With Social Inventions

This article is about one of the most remarkable and lovely people I have ever met, Nicholas Albery.

Today it is common to talk about social enterprises. But in the 1970s it was not Read more

S is for Andrew Solomon: Nurturing Children Who Feel Different

In the video above, Andrew describes the genesis of his book Far From The Tree. You can discover more about the book on the website.


Andrew describes parents who have encouraged children who Read more

S is for Jack Sim (Mr. Toilet): The World Toilet Organization

Jack takes a pride in being known as Mr. Toilet. He is committed to providing sustainable sanitation for people around the world.

He founded the World Toilet Organization. Here is some background about him Read more

H is for HopeBook Inc: Providing Hope For Young Cancer Patients

HopeBook Inc, is a non-profit organisation that is dedicated to improving the wellbeing of young cancer patients. The video above gives an introduction to one of the organisation’s projects.

Below is another Read more