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Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Opportunity of a Lifetime-Become an Agent of Change||p. xi|
|Answering the Give-Back Call: How You Can Engage||p. 1|
|Excavate Your Inner Humanitarian||p. 3|
|Channeling Your Passion: The Many Give-Back Options||p. 21|
|How to Navigate Volunteering in the Developing World: Taking a Trip with Purpose||p. 35|
|Ways to Change the World and Change Yourself: How You Can Take on AIDS, Malaria, Deforestation, Illiteracy, and More||p. 51|
|Channel Your Inner Oprah: Educate the Children||p. 53|
|Global Health: Deliver Clean Water to Villages, Prevent AIDS, Ease Orphans' Suffering||p. 85|
|Touch the World: Preserve Endangered Animals and Habitats/Reforest the World||p. 131|
|Spread the Prosperity: Invest in Entrepreneurs||p. 153|
|Ease Conflicts: Be the Peace You Want to See in the World||p. 181|
|Still Other Ways to Engage: Start in Your Own Workplace||p. 195|
|Into The World---And Back Home Again||p. 219|
|Ensuring a Safe, Successful Trip||p. 221|
|Coming Home: Engaging More||p. 231|
|Conclusion: Let the Developing World Change Ours||p. 239|
|About the Author||p. 262|
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Why would a little girl in the Rocky Mountains feel such a connection to kids living in the mountains of Taliban country? "I don't know. It just comes up in my mind, and it fills my heart with love," Atwell says thoughtfully. But segueing quickly into savvy fundraising mode she asks, "I've heard that a penny buys a pencil. Do you know how much a pencil sharpener is?"
Morgan represents a new uprising: a rush to step into the gap between the developed and developing worlds, to give back all around the globe - and across the United States. They and millions of their counterparts are powering a give-back movement no one saw coming: ordinary people - you, me, your neighbor down the street, and your aunt in Ohio - going head to head with extraordinary third-world poverty, AIDS, malaria, illiteracy, the lack of safe drinking water, and tough challenges here at home - and having the time of our lives in the process.
Excerpted from Give Back Revolution: How You Can Transform the World with Your Time, Talents, and Travel by Susan Skog
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