After Overseeing Hollywood Movies Such As Xmen & Start Wars, Scott Neeson Quitted Everything To Support Marginalized Kids

👋Have you already heard 👂about the Steung Meanchey garbage dump🗑️ in Cambodia🇰🇭 also called Smokey 💨Mountain? Until 2009, hundreds of children👩‍💼👨‍💼 were picking garbage to be sold for recycling♻️ on this 6 hectares dumping ground. It was one of the most toxic☣️ environment imaginable. Since 2004, Cambodian Children’s fund CCF is fighting to transform impoverished kids…

The Futures Factory, an NGO Led Shopping Center For Social Enterprises in Cambodia

✌️As you know, I travelled 🌏this summer🌞 to Cambodia 🇰🇭for a full immersion with Friends International which is a leading social enterprise🚀 saving😀 lives and building⚒️ futures of the most marginalized children 👦👧in South East Asia. Their secret sauce is brilliant🌟. They are building social enterprises to teach 👨‍🏫youth practical & soft skills in promising industries🍴💇‍♂️…

Darong Transferred 5 schools for Deaf & Blind Children to the Ministry of Education in Cambodia

✌️We met Darong Chour, director of the 🚀NGO☀️ Krousar Thmey. A leading NGO based in Cambodia 🇰🇭supporting blind and deaf children👨👧. The adventure started because in the 1990s, there were no infrastructures🏗️ to support blind and deaf children. Education 👨‍🏫was the key🗝️ priority. To make sure children get a proper education👨‍🎓, the team developed a Khmer version of the Braille…

Friends International Set to Turn Street Kids Into Business Owners

👋Friends International was founded 🚀25 years ago by a French 🇨🇵social entrepreneur, Sebastien Marot. This NGO 🌠can be considered as a social enterprise. Their mission is clear: protecting marginalized children 👦👧and their families and training👨‍🏫 them with professional skills leading to a full time employment 👨‍💼in Cambodia 🇰🇭& South East Asia. We have been impressed by the professionalism…

Moussa Trains the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs To Fight For Social Integration

✌️In sensitive 💥urban areas in France🇨🇵, the unemployment rate is 2X📈 higher than the national average. For Moussa, economic integration is the cornerstone of social success🚀. In 2015, Moussa launched Les Déterminés, a mission driven🌠 NGO🌠 aiming at supporting the success of entrepreneurs in sensitive💥 urban and rural areas. Self-taught👨‍🏫 and resolutely audacious, Moussa started…

Mesut Is Disrupting The Scholarship System With a Cutting Edge Technology Platform in Turkey

👋Did know that in Turkey🇹🇷 40% of the young graduates 👨‍🎓👩‍🎓are unemployed? Nowadays, many promising students are working hard ⚒️to make sure they could get a job 👨‍💼👩‍💼after graduation. However, being accepted in a tier one Turkish 🇹🇷or International🌍 University is not enough. They need to pay💰 for the University fees and many of them…

To Fight Pollution & Sanitation Issues,Odgerel Is Building Sustainable Community Infrastructures

🙌Why do Hundreds of Children 👦👧die 😥every year in the Ger Areas around Ulan Bator in Mongolia🇲🇳? There are two major issues💥: Heavy pollution 🏭& Sanitation ⚕️issues due to the absence of public infrastructures🏨. 60% of the Ulan Bator population👨 live in Ger Areas which are disorganized housing🏘️ areas built with very limited urbanization facilities…

Belinda – From Slum To a Career of Professional Footballer

👋Currently professional 🏟️footballer⚽, Belinda did not forget🔙 where she came from. Every day, she comes back training🏃‍♀️ with her previous team🏁. Located in Kibera🇰🇪, the largest urban slum in Africa, she wants to empower and teach younger kids👦👧. Belinda is 19 years old and 3rdborn in a family of 4👨‍👨‍👧‍👦. When she was younger, she…

They Teach, Empower, Console, Encourage, Teachers are True Heroes

Teachers 👨‍🏫are a cornerstone of our society. We all remember a great teacher who encouraged us during hard⛰️ times, who told us that we could make it or who punished 😢us for a reason that we understood few years later. They are true 😎💪heroes! I will never forget my discussion with the head teacher of…

Entrepreneur & Immigrant, Asmaa Uses Cooking as Powerful Weapon to Fight Prejudices

👋Can you imagine cooking 👨‍🍳as a powerful weapon🚀 to fight cultural 📚prejudices? That is Asmaa’s secret weapon! Born in Morocco🇲🇦, she studied accounting before immigrating to France🇨🇵. Without the right diplomas & cultural codes, her integration was a challenge ⛰️but she did not give up. After several jobs in accountability and telemarketing, she decided to…

Sarah and Her Impact Driven Team Support 77 000 Disadvantaged in Bugaria

Few years back, Sarah would have never imagined launching Trust for Social Achievement a leading organization in Bulgaria with an ambitious vision: Help Bulgaria’s most disadvantaged achieve educational & economic success. After working a decade in large US institutions, she had the opportunity to conduct research on social inclusion in Bulgaria. Her lifetime mission became…

Omar – Father, Electrician, Ex-Military & Refugee

Hi Everyone, Last Thursday I finished late and I was looking to grab sushis 🍣 on the way back home. Nearby the shop 🏬, I met with Omar. He did not ask for money 💰 but just something for dinner 🍴. I offered him to order with me and we finally spent the all evening…

Paul Duan — Data Science Genius Fighting against unemployment

Hi Everyone👋, I had the chance to meet with Paul Duan👨, the inspiring founder of Bayes Impact, the Y Combinator-backed NGO which builds citizen-led public services to create a fairer and inclusive future for our societies. By leveraging data science 💻, they achieved outstanding impacts: 800 police agencies 👮use their tool to reduce violence 💥…

“Hello”, So simple but also so important!

Hi Everybody, Do you know La Nuit de la solidarité? It’s a survey 📝launched by Anne Hidalgo to count and profile homeless people in Paris 🇨🇵 in order to improve social services. Last Thursday was the 2nd edition. Clément, one of my colleague suggested our team to join as volunteers. Our mission: count and survey…

#StrongerTogether 5 NGOs 5 Countries 1 Project

Hi Everyone, During my stay in Cluj Napoca, I had the chance to spend one afternoon with a group project led by the city hall of Cluj Napoca. 5 NGOs from Roumania 🇷🇴, Albania 🇦🇱, Poland 🇵🇱, Bulgaria 🇧🇬 and Portugal 🇵🇹 focusing on social and economic inclusion of young children 👦👧 with disabilities gathered together. They started the preparation of…