When we reach out to help and support someone suffering in our immediate environment, we are taking a concrete step toward solving society’s larger problems. And by doing so, our own dreams and path forward will come into focus. Above all, we gain confidence and resolve.

Stories of Hope

The Spirit of Reverence for Life

Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai will be forever remembered for empowering women and protecting our planet. She also promoted the Japanese “mottainai” spirit—treasuring life and wasting nothing.