Javier Rosas has always been in favor of children’s rights. In searching for a way to contribute, he found a foundation called “Aldeas Infantiles SOS”, (Villages for Infants) founded in the 50′s, after the 2nd World War. Herman Gmeiner, an Austrian-born man, had been given the task of creating and founding a village for homeless children who lost their parents as a result of the war. Over the years and while being present to his surroundings, Gmeiner realized that there were children on the streets as well as abused children, so these villages were growing and expanding. Currently these children are found in 132 countries. [Read more...]
The following story is about Humberto Patiño’s project to introduce a new educational model to Mexico, created as his game in the world in Landmark Education’s Team, Management, and Leadership Program.
Humberto Patiño has always been a great athlete. In high school he competed in pentathlons. Pentathletes compete in shooting, swimming, fencing, equestrian, and cross-country running. They are considered to be among the most skilled athletes, and their training was often part of military service—each of the five events in the pentathlon was thought to be useful in war or battle. Humberto is inspired by sports and a love to make a difference in his country. [Read more...]
Combined resources of millions of people can solve many problems in the world. Charity foundations around the world provide a means for people to contribute monetary donations that can make a profound difference in a vast number of areas. The causes being promoted include poverty, better education, homelessness, domestic abuse, animal rescue programs, and a myriad of health issues. Bryan Marks, a participant in Landmark Education’s Team Management and Leadership Program from Los Angeles, believes that on a fundamental level, everyone wants to contribute somehow to address these issues. However, he says, the average person believes they cannot afford to contribute. And even if they could believe that a few pennies a day would make a difference, how do they chose which organization to donate to? How do they know which organization will really use their hard earned money to make a difference? [Read more...]
Out of her commitment to reduce arguments and divorce in families with children, psychotherapist Bryce Bronstein created the dating model, a game in the world she created out of taking part in New York’s Team, Management and Leadership Program. The project aims to keep relationships and dating distinct, and bring a new level of freedom and ease to dating for people.