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 […]

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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 […]

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Starting any documentary is always chaotic and confusing. Even if you have the story well set in your mind, almost nothing depends on you, and it can be a little anxiety provoking. In my case The Perfection of Giving was no different. When I learned about the 108 Lives Project, I was not even looking […]

The Homeless Brazilian Poet Finds Kindness – “The Conditioned”

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This short documentary has been seen by over 4 million people. It was chosen as a “Vimeo Staff Pick”. It’s a Facebook Story; the best Facebook Story, if you ask me. It is very emotional and inspiring to watch. In 4 minutes it will take you on a little bit of a roller coaster ride. […]

Meet The Volunteer – Bev from the 108 Lives Project

Meet The Volunteer – Bev from the 108 Lives Project

Meet Bev, one of the volunteers of the 108 Lives Project. 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. Bev currently runs the 108 Lives initiative in Australia. They are […]

Trailer – The Perfection of Giving

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.

Meet The Volunteer – Phil from the 108 Lives Project

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 […]

Meet The Volunteer – Peter from the 108 Lives Project

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 […]

Meet The Volunteer – Missy from 108 Lives Project

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 […]