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Local ingenuity brings homegrown electricity to Kenyan communities.
Activist Bill McKibben says climate change is the most important issue of our time. And he's leading a tech-savvy movement to demand serious change from our governments.
Armed with needle and thread, Carrie-Jane Williams helps Ugandan girls stay in school.
A love for travel isn't all it takes to be a tour leader. Four professional guides offer you their expert advice on the ups and downs of the business, and how you can break into it.
An experienced hustler in Cuba's capital gets more than she bargained for.
He's 26 years old, he lives at home with his parents... and he's changing the face of human rights reporting in Ghana. Meet Ben Peterson, co-founder of Journalists for Human Rights.
Travel guiding is not a profession known for its six-figure salaries or pension benefits. In fact, sticking with it requires a certain passion. Pro guide Andy has it—and he's changing lives.
As a former kayak guide and Nile River Explorer, Alex Mihailovic is not exactly your typical surgeon. 
Doctors Without Borders Canada founder, Dr. Richard Heinzl has travelled to 75 countries (and counting.) He speaks with Verge about living life adventurously.
Former development studies student and District Six Records founder, Dave Guenette, has introduced North America to some of Africa's hottest musicians. It's not about charity: it's about music.
Victims of violence on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are taking peace into their own hands.
How a young Canadian organized and funded his own journey to Pakistan where he volunteered in a refugee camp on the Afghan border.
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