Betinho had ridden what he calls a "boom" of #volleyball in #Brazil. Although football (called soccer in the United States) was the prevailing national sport, volleyball had knocked out basketball as the second most popular. National volleyball idols emerged, and the sport was broadcast on major television channels.
Anshu Gupta brings 'clothing for dignity' to India
Anshu Gupta brings 'clothing for dignity' to India. His nonprofit group, called GOONJ, collects and gives away used clothing. The twist: The needy 'pay' for their clothes by doing service work in their communities.
Claudio Miranda's music is taming a once-violent Brazilian neighborhood
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Giving London street kids – even teen gang members – a safe (and colorful) home