Operation Walk Chicago is a volunteer group of orthopedic doctors dedicated to offering medical treatment to impoverished people around the world. They are partnering with Nepal Orthopedic Hospital in Kathmandu. Dr. Ravi Bashyal is a Nepalese-American orthopedic surgeon and volunteer with Operation Walk Chicago. He’ll tell us how his group plans to aid the hospital and doctors in Nepal.
Himalaya Project NFP works to provide education and healthcare to people in need in the Himalayan region of Dolpo, Nepal. Mark Sobralske, Himalaya Project’s Executive Director says, “We are going to change that.” We’ll talk with Mark for our Global Activism series.
Today, Worldview spends the hour revisiting stories from the Global Activism series. Cristi Hegranes, the founder of the Global Press Institute, explains why she started a non-profit media organization to train women to be journalists.
In the third installment of our weeklong Here, There series on the abortion debate in other countries, we go to Portugal. The Portuguese government legalized voluntary abortions up to the 10th week of pregnancy in 2007.
Today we meet Ani Choying Drolma, a Nepali Buddhist nun, internationally renowned singer and social activist. Ani is the founder of the Nuns Welfare Foundation of Nepal, an organization that supports the education and well-being of Buddhist nuns, as well as the Ani Foundation, a U.S.
Ani Choying Drolma is a Nepali Buddhist nun, internationally renowned singer and social activist. She founded the Nuns Welfare Foundation in Nepal to support the education and welfare of Buddhist nuns. And recently Ani started a U.S. branch for her work called the Ani Foundation.