UK’s Department of International
Department for International Development provides food for 12 million
children in need and donates more than US$300 million to support the
lives of 8 million people in Ethiopia.
The Japanese government donates nearly
US$35 million to support growers as well as a forest preservation
program in Ethiopia.
Canada donates US$19 million for Jordan’s
education system, offering ongoing support for schooling and
Italy donates €12 million to Mozambique as
part of a €60 million 3-year agreement to support development.
President Daniel Ortega, Nicaragua
Daniel Ortega distributes title deeds to 4,094 growers,
re-establishing their rights to the properties, bringing the total to
some 50,000 lands restored during his administration thus far.
Trish Burke, Australia
Trish Burke of Victoria, Australia runs
Pet's Haven, a shelter that rescues animals from being euthanized and
cares for them until they are adopted.
Nguyễn Thị Bích Vân, Âu Lạc
Thị Bích Vân of southern Âu Lạc (Vietnam) spends all her resources
from dishwashing and picking up bottles over the past 10 years to
care for homeless and ill dogs.
David Benke, USA
Math teacher David Benke of Colorado, USA
saves many students’ lives by wrestling an armed assailant to the
Craddock and Rod Wintle
Joel Craddock of Victoria, Australia enters his neighbor’s burning
home and rescues three children, with the children's father Rod
Wintle sadly losing his life when also entered the house to find
them, unaware that they were already safe.
Virginia Rojo, the Philippines
Six-year-old Virginia Rojo of the
Philippines shields her infant brother with her own body as she
carries him out of their burning home.
Chris Deyden, Chris Box and his
Deyden, Chris Box and his brother free a woman from being trapped in
her car after it plunged off a cliff into a rocky beach.
Lieutenant John Lambert, USA
Police officer Lieutenant John Lambert of
Ohio, USA places his own life at risk as he pushes 18-year-old
student Mariusz Trzeciak out of harm’s way when an out-of-control car
speeds toward the two of them.
John Dickinson and Chip Garber, USA
American scuba divers John Dickinson and
Chip Garber save a nurse shark’s life by removing a plastic ring
that had become lodged around the shark’s neck.
Marcus Jones and Luis Bermudez,
Hearing a smoke
alarm go off, young Marcus Jones and Luis Bermudez of Florida, USA
safely rescue two pug canines from their neighbor’s apartment.
Amerikal Products Corporation
Amerikal Products Corporation in the USA
manufactures highly energy-efficient commercial printing products and
equipment using materials that are kinder and safer for the