Kalyani Puspangathan – Creating a hunger free community

SDG2: Zero Hunger
End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture

I grew up in Sri Lanka and a distinct memory I have of my home is that our front door was always open. My father, who…

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Sandra Ellackany – Conscious Consumerism as A Way of Life

SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Growing up in Egypt, I wanted to be a vet. I loved animals and thought that would be a great job. Till I had to dissect…

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Elvina Fernandez – Recycling and Repurposing as a Way of Life

SDG11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

I grew up in a large family that included my grandparents, uncles, and aunties, all living under the same roof. The one…

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Jiak Woen Khor – Helping a Refugee Child Pursue his Dream

SDG4: Education for All
Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.

This is Murtaza Ramuzi, a 16-year-old Afghan refugee. A group of us soccer moms at my son’s football club in KL support…

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K Mariama Krishnan – Empowering young girls and boys to be the change they wish to see

SDG5: Gender Equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

From a young age, my parents taught me that being an instrument of change and having the desire to make a difference in…

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Sarah Kennedy – Saving Animals to Save the Planet

SDG15: Life on Land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Growing up on a farm gave me tremendous exposure to be up close with different kinds of animals. It allowed me to learn…

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