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Helping To Cure Motor Neurone Disease

Juliette Jones started making lemonade at home with the help of her family and friends, and selling it at a local market. Now, she uses a factory to bottle her lemonade, which means she can also sell it in shops and cafes. My grandfather had Motor Neurone Disease and passed away in 2014. I decided to raise money for that cause because hardly anyone seemed to know about it at the time. We thought lemonade would be good to sell, not for any particular reason, we just thought the disease was a bit of a lemon. We first started making the [...]

By | 2017-02-13T15:26:19+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Article|0 Comments

Making Language Learning Fun And Accessible

Mikaela Gilbert is 19-years-old and goes to Indiana University, in the United States. She started designing Chatter Eggs when she was 17, in her senior year at high school.  When I was in my sophomore year at high school, I was given a wooden egg in one of my classes and told to make a product, and package it. I thought of an egg-shaped toy that wobbled without falling down and made animal noises. I called it Chatter Eggs and it was painted to look like a farm animal. My teacher loved the idea and said he could see [...]

By | 2017-02-13T15:10:32+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Article|0 Comments

A Tech Empire That Started With A Simple Blog

Taj Pabari started his first business when he was 11 years old. By age 14, he was running a profitable company Fiftysix Creations, and he now has employees in six countries. He describes how he started. I got my first computer when I was 11-years-old. I would be on my computer, playing a lot of games and on the internet in class. I couldn’t talk about anything else. One day I thought, ‘Why don’t I just channel this passion into something I also love doing, which is creative writing?’ I started a blog that was for kids by kids, so they [...]

By | 2017-02-13T15:00:22+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Article|0 Comments

The Social Movement Helping Vietnamese Children

Dan Khanh lives in Ho Chi Minh City, in Vietnam. She started a charity project called Warm Feet with her school friends, Ha Nhu, Khoi Nguyen and Huyen Anh, to help provide children in uplands Vietnam with used shoes. Warm Feet started because my mum had a trip to Sapa, in the north of my country. The children there are impoverished. They have worn shoes and some of them don’t even have shoes. My friends and I wanted to do something. We made a plan to get started and thought we would figure out what we needed to do [...]

By | 2017-02-13T13:28:33+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: Article|0 Comments