Today is Blog Action Day and this year’s theme is “The Power of We”.
6 months and 15 days ago John (my husband) and I left our lives in Australia to travel the world and find and film people that make a difference to their communities. People who genuinely live and breathe “the power of we”.
The journey so far has had us walk for a day in the shoes of people who often have very little, but give a lot. We have been filming these people for mini documentaries and I am very excited to announce the first one here today!
For all the other stories are some “sneak peek” photos and stories that will inspire you to believe in “the power of we”.
Sewing rubbish into fashion
Crocheting old plastic bags into a beach bag.
We met these industrious women by chance near the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua. Large numbers of plastic bags washing up on beaches were not only an eyesore but were killing many endangered turtles who mistake them for jellyfish and suffocate after eating them.
They collect the bags, clean them, cut them into strips and (more…)