And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
--Anaïs Nin
Website Resources

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Crooked Trails
A non-profit, community-based travel organization helping people broaden their understanding of the planet and its diverse cultures through education, community development, and responsible travel

Donors Choose
Public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests. Donors can choose a project that inspires them and can make direct donors from $1 up to the full amount of the project.  

Seeds of Compassion
A groundbreaking organziation that hosted a 5-day event in Seattle, Washington with HH The Dalai Lama in 2009 and that continues to work toward a more compassionate world.

Partners in Health
Provides preferential options for the poor in health care.

Women's Enterprises International
Focusing on clean water, education for girls, and micro-credit enterprise in the development and empowerment of women

LEAD International
Dedicated to expanding leadership and business training for cashew nut processing in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Agros International
Ending rural poverty in Central America through land loans, training, and empowerment

Bridges to Understanding
Giving youth voice worldwide through digital storytelling

International Institute for Peace through Tourism
Dedicated to harnassing the world tourism industry as a force for peace and poverty reduction

The Central Asia Institute
Dedicated to building girls' schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan

Global Exchange: Building people-to-people ties
An activist organization working toward peaceful understanding through global awareness and small-group learning tours

Idealist: Action Without Borders
Similar to but for globally-minded, conscious idealists. Provides paid, volunteer, and networking opportunities

Heifer Project
Works with communities to end hunger and poverty and to care for the earth.