Take part in World Humanitarian Day August 19 with MY HERO's multimedia showcase honoring humanitarian workers endangering themselves to serve those in need.
Teachers: Share the importance of World Humanitarian Day with your students. Use the World Humanitarian Day Multimedia Lesson Plan in the classroom. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Get inspired by the following films about brave humanitarians providing shelter and aid to those affected by war in South Sudan and Somalia or bringing medical assistance to those in need.
Defying death in South Sudan. Featuring Humanitarian Hero Award Winner Ken Payumo. [Includes some violence and may not be appropriate for younger students.]
Waves for Water hero, Jon Rose, compassionately gets fresh drinking water to desperate people in remote regions of the earth.
A moving essay about a bakery in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina that gives food to the poor.
These heroes from past and present provide medical care at critical times around the world.
Dr. Hawa Abdi, Somalia's first female gynecologist, aided over 90,000 refugees during the Somalian civil war on her family's land.
Hero Stories curated by MY HERO General Editor and Story Director Shannon Luders-Manuel.
Organizer created on 7/28/2012 1:00:45 PM by Becky Miller
Last edited 8/6/2020 7:20:31 PM by Shannon Luders-Manuel