Trailer – The Perfection of Giving

The Perfection of Giving: a documentary feature film about the act of giving, and the practical and philosophical benefits of generosity at an individual and social level. The film follows a group of volunteers as they start their first organization and find happiness through the struggles of thinking about others first.

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Meet The Volunteer – Phil from the 108 Lives Project

Meet Phil, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. He is one of the kindest and most giving people I know. This is what the other volunteers had to say about him. The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 Lives volunteers and how […]

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Meet The Volunteer – Peter from the 108 Lives Project

Meet Peter, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. He kindly helped with fundraising efforts in New York, and traveled to Nepal to work with organization. This is what the other volunteers had to say about him. The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 […]

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Meet The Volunteer – Missy from 108 Lives Project

Meet Missy, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. She worked really hard fundraising and with the merchandising efforts. In her month in Nepal she helped all the time, even when it was hard, selflessly! The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 […]

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Meet The Volunteer – Hector from 108 Lives Project

Meet Hector Marcel, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project, and founder. The first chapter of The Perfection Of Giving is focus almost exclusively on the work of the 108 Lives volunteers and how their work in Nepal change them and made them happier people. Camera: Alexis Neophytides & Javier Perez-Karam Producer/Director: Javier […]

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One Quilt, One Child, One Year in School

Teaming up with Quilt For Kids Nepal, we have been working hard and have sold over 70 quilts, that will put many kids through school for several years! Produced by Javier Perez-Karam Edited by Miah Artola – artoladigital.com Additional Footage: Alexis Neophytides

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The Beggar That Inspired a Movement

The 108 lives Project started in the spark of a moment, by a man that is still a mystery, and the organization have not been able to locate again. Hector Marcel tells us the story. Produced by Javier Perez-Karam Edited by Miah Artola – http://artoladigital.com/ Nepal Footage: Alexis Neophytides

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The Video that started this beautiful project!

This is one of the first videos that inspired this project! Learn more about the cause in 108lives.org and find us on facebook.com/108lives

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Giving to Others

Giving to Others

Some say the best thing we can do with our lives is reach out and connect to others; nothing quite compares to the feeling of satisfaction and pride that comes from making someone else happy. Yet sometimes we get swept away by our daily routine and all the tasks we need to complete. Sometimes we need a small […]

Raising Funds for Clean Water

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Looking for something to do to help others? Why not raise money for clean water? Charity Water is a nonprofit which is dedicated to getting drinking water to where it is needed most. Right now, nearly a billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Women and children are most often charged with the task […]

From bbc.com

An online course is teaching people compassion and kindness, challenging them to help. From teaching girls to protect themselves from assault to getting homeless people reunited with their families, a wave of students is taking up the challenge to make things better. With 260.000 students so far, this social psychology course may be the most popular course in […]

From kindnessblog.com

If people ask us for help or money, sometimes we do help them, but often, if we’re in a hurry, or in a bad mood, or we feel we don’t have enough to share, or we just don’t feel like it, we say “sorry, no” and move on- or worse, we just keep walking without even […]

Quilts for Kids are putting kids through school

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Quilts for Kids Nepal have been working to empower women and children from an Indian beggar camp in Kathmandu since 2006. Far from patronising the people they work with, they help the women develop their traditional handicrafts to make them into a product that can hold its own in the Western market. The quilts are […]

A New Perspective

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Sometimes a new look at something can be such a mindblowing experience that it changes how you think about yourself and your place in the world. Overview is a documentary about the experience of seeing the earth as one whole planet on which we all live. For us to be able to build a future […]

from kindnessblog.com

The Western educational system sometimes seems to be a long line of tasks and achievable objectives designed to train people to be productive and efficient. But though traditional subjects are important to help a person find a space in the world, perhaps we should pause the long line of tasks and think about what we […]

Friday Video: Television is a Drug

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This video is a little intense! A little too loud! But it speaks wonders of how we live our lives these days. What if your television could talk? This is what the author thinks it would say. I kind of agree. And I could also relate this to our smartphones, tablets and so on. Now, […]

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Givology is a P2P online giving marketplace, directly connecting donors to students and grassroots projects around the world. Give to learn. Learn to give. I have had the chance to meet most of the Givology people in New York. They work hard and smart to really connect the people who want to help and the […]

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We love the website Big Think! And although we don’t always agree with what they say, we can always agree that what they say is very interesting. The piece that I want to talk about today is something we do agree with: both parents taking care of stuff at home with the children is, according […]