Stories about Good News from June, 2016
The Macedonian ruling political party canceled its plan to hold an election that only they were going to participate in, fulfilling one of the eight demands of the Colorful Revolution.
A recent report by Oxfam found that 37 percent of the Indian government's primary schools lack adequate teachers due to insufficient funding.
For a Short Time, Documentary ‘Humano’ Is Free to Watch Online in Celebration of the Incan Sun Festival
"Humano" follows the quest of a young man in search of answers about the human condition in the Peruvian Andes.
"In the refugee camp, we have no facilities – even shoes we don’t have. There is no gym. Even the weather does not favor training..."
"If we don't invest in the youth, we will never grow. They need our hands, our wisdom, our support, our investment. Let's have a collective vision."
Four Donors in India Rescued a Man in Bangladesh with a Rare Blood Group. Now What Were You Saying About Borders?
A 25-year-old man in Bangladesh with a rare blood group was going to die without blood donors. When they couldn't be found at home, four people in Mumbai stepped up.
"I’ve spent most of my life in France, but my whole family is...Malagasy. I think there’s a desire for us to gather and talk about our mixed cultural identity."
Although Sri Lanka has grappled with divisions along ethnic and religious lines, in challenging times citizens do come together to help each other, casting aside their differences.
They believe that peace and friendship is the best way to overcome problems and that art, especially photography, is a medium that can bring people closer together.
"The whole world is learning, why should I not learn? I have a lot more to learn. It is important to walk along with the world."
A new social venture has come up with a simple idea to provide a cheap solution to the problem of overheating in the summer in areas without electricity.
Their day job? Actuaries. But the rest of the time, Jawwad Farid and Fawzia Salahuddin turn into superheroes, helping young Pakistani athletes pursue their dreams.
"This is not just another media entity. It is a solution."