Nature

Technoserve

BY THE NUMBERS: Since 2010, an estimated 40,300 people employed in 30 countries with the help of Technoserve’s programsWHO'S IN...

Rainforest Alliance

BY THE NUMBERS: More than 167 million acres of forests worldwide are now rated as sustainable under Rainforest Alliance’s certification systemWHO'S IN CHARGE: Tensie Whelan, 51, a...

Pathfinder International

BY THE NUMBERS: More than 3.75 million people received HIV and AIDS services through Pathfinder-supported projects in 2010 WHO'S IN CHARGE: In February, Purnima Mane will take over as...

Health in Harmony

BY THE NUMBERS: 14,000 patients treated in Health in Harmony’s Indonesia clinic since 2007 WHO'S IN CHARGE: Kinari Webb,...

American Rivers

BY THE NUMBERS: 200 dams dismantled since 1998WHO'S IN CHARGE: CEO and president Bob Irvin, 52, a veteran attorney and environmentalist who most recently served as senior vice president...

Trekking for Kids

BY THE NUMBERS: Nearly $400,000 raised for ten orphanages in developing countries since 2005 WHO'S IN CHARGE: José Montero, 40, president of the Montero Group, a D.C.–based...

Environmental Defense Fund

BY THE NUMBERS: Four million acres of private land are now protected under the group’s Safe Harbor program, which helps landowners preserve endangered-species habitat on their property.

Foundation Rwanda

BY THE NUMBERS: More than 830 children of rape survivors have been educated through Foundation Rwanda sponsorships since 2008.WHO...

Afghan Child Education and Care Organization

BY THE NUMBERS: More than 11 orphanages established in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 2003 WHO'S IN CHARGE: Andeisha Farid, 28, a former war refugee from Afghanistan. Before launching...

Jon Rose

In September 2009, California surfer Jon Rose was sailing toward the island of Sumatra, carrying ten water filters that he planned to deliver to a rural community while enjoying a surf trip in...

The Year of Giving Adventurously

Citizen philanthropy is on the rise—and so are the nonprofits. Here are the 30 organizations and innovators truly making a difference, delivering health care in rural Asia, distributing...

Shelterbox

BY THE NUMBERS: More than one million natural-­disaster victims supplied since 2001WHO'S IN CHARGE: Tom Henderson, 61, a former Royal Navy search-and-rescue diver and offshore-drilling...

American Himalayan Foundation

BY THE NUMBERS: 300,000 Nepalis, Tibetans, and Sherpas served by 140 education, health care, and human-welfare ­programs this year aloneWHO'S IN CHARGE: Erica Stone, 60, a University...

Oceana

BY THE NUMBERS: Since 2001, Oceana’s research and political outreach have helped persuade governments to increase protections for 1.2...

The Trials of Bidder 70

HERE under the harsh blue lights, in a cavernous ballroom of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., people are celebrating the clean...

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