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Oaxacanita Chocolate: Helping a Community Grow

Germán Santillán started a chocolate business in one of the poorest regions of Mexico, employing local people and using social entrepreneurship to develop the community.
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Growing a Farming Community Across Africa

Noah Nasiali-Kadima started Africa Farmers Club on Facebook so that farmers across the continent could have a gathering place to share successes, learn from each other, find markets for their crops and as he puts it, “make Africa free from hunger.”
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Challenging Gender Roles in Tango

Struggling to find a place where he could express his sexuality and love for dance at the same time, Francisco Castro started Tango Queer Santiago and ended up growing a community that challenged the stereotype of one of Latin America’s most popular dances.
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Turning Things Around With Wheelchair Motocross

When 13-year-old Lily Rice saw a used wheelchair posted on Instagram by her hero, a wheelchair motocross star, her imagination ran wild—could she take up the sport?
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Healing Together

Sgt. Lisa Ornelas battled PTSD for years and finally found support in an unlikely place — a fly fishing group for veterans.
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Community Voices: Wheel the World

Alvaro Silberstein created Wheel the World on Instagram to help others with disabilities travel without limits.
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Community Voices: Soy Super Papá

When Sergio Alejandro Rosario found out he was going to become a father, he turned to Facebook to create a community for Spanish-speaking dads.
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Seeing the World Without Borders

Ben Grant started @DailyOverview on Instagram to give people a new perspective and show humanity’s impact on our planet. His posts spark curiosity, which he says is the start to inspiring action.

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