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Our goal at VantagePoints is to engage socially activated leaders to hear their ideas for solving some of the biggest global challenges. Many of the thought leaders we have interviewed name empowerment as a key part of their work. Click on the articles below to read more about how these leaders are empowering others to make a change across our globe. We encourage you to share with us how you empower those around you! Leave a note in the "Comments" section or by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Interview with Ho`ōla Nā Pua on their Mission to End Sex Trafficking Jessica Munoz is the Founder and President of Ho`ōla Nā Pua ...
"Perú was very different 8 years ago than it is now, so Quechua Benefit has grown. We started with a refuge for children begun by people from the U.S. Now we are an institution that works with municipalities and regional governments in educational issues and health campaigns. I think Quechua Benefit is growing and is consolidating as a major organization of support to the Peruvian families of the highlands."
"Sometimes healing is medication. Sometimes it’s money to get someone back on their feet. Sometimes it’s vocational training. Sometimes it’s making sure that your children are back in school."
"We are addressing two main issues. First, in Vietnam, there's no program in the summer for college students, so mostly they just go back home. It's not like in the U.S. when you have summer school program or internships—there's nothing to do there. There aren’t even many student clubs in universities."
"Another challenge is preventative health. We’re trying to do outreach to show people how to have their own healthy eating plots, to grow vegetables, and to drink and eat properly. We see people on motorcycles going fast without helmets, people drinking and driving, and a lot of big problems."