One Young World Ambassador, Paras Fatnani tells us about Project Chirag and its impact on rural India .
400 million People in 72,000 villages of India have no access to any form of electricity. The day ends when they see the last ray of sunshine sink into the land and seas. Their only hope after dusk is to use kerosene lamps, which not only emit poor quality light but also have serious health an environmental hazards. Furthermore there exists a danger from burning kerosene lamps over turning and drinking of kerosene by children which has even caused death in certain areas. Even in today’s age, rural families in India spend a large fraction of their income on this source of unsafe and inefficient lighting.
Ambassador from Mauritius, Barkha Mossae reflects on her experience of being surrounded by the world's most powerful people.
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If you suddenly found yourself in a big room filled with the world’s most influential people, what would you do? This is the question which briefly occurred to me when I found myself at 1,500 metres in altitude, -12 degrees Celsius in temperature, in the iconic Swiss village of Davos.
One Young World Ambassadors, Marvin Mathew (USA) and Jaxson Khan (Canada), tell us about their encounter at the One Young World Summit 2012 and how it led to a cross-border collaboration of their Student Voice Projects.
Alan Mak, One Young World Ambassador & Global Advisory Board member, reflects on his week in Davos.
The World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, which brings together the world's top 2,500 leaders from business, media, academia, government and civil society, drew to a close last Saturday.