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Bosnia and Herzegovina is a nation divided by ethnicity and poverty. But the Dzemaludin Causevic Primary School in Sarajevo has an inclusive policy that is teaching a new generation how to grow together, rather than apart.

Child-Friendly Schools are making a big difference for children in Cambodia: parents are more engaged, attendance is increasing, and lessons are fun. Improved education is not only helping the country heal its troubled past, but is also creating a possible path out of poverty for many thousands of families.

Written by Jordan Roberts (March of the Penguins) and narrated by Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman, Where the Water Meets the Sky tells the inspiring story of a group of women in a remote region of Northern Zambia who achieve the unimaginable: they learn how to make a film as a way to speak out about their lives, raising an issue that no one will discuss - the plight of young women orphaned by AIDS.

In Koraro, Ethiopia, many factors prevent girls from obtaining an education. However, girls like Regbe are now able to attend secondary school because of scholarships provided by the Millennium Villages Project. The girls previously would have married at a young age into a poor family. Now, they have a brighter future.

Arjun lives in one of Calcutta's many urban slums. For the first time in his life, he has the opportunity to attend school. His father earns a dollar a day pulling a rickshaw around city streets and has never received an education. He is grateful for the chance his son has to pursue his dream of becoming a doctor and ending the cycle of poverty for their entire family.

In Caracas, Venezuela the streets thump with hip-hop, Latin rhythms, and violent crime. But the city is also home to a remarkable youth orchestra system that has helped more than a million kids from poor neighborhoods discover a very different world: that of classical music. Only a few will ever become professional musicians, but many more will have their lives changed for the better.

After a night of partying, led by Abbas, the players of Imani FC don't look up to the task of facing Nyota FC in a friendly match that very afternoon. Coach is angry with the players, and chooses a starting lineup that leaves Ben and Oli fuming. As game time approaches, the team must find a way to play together to avoid losing badly.
A strange sight appears amidst the violence and poverty of Kabul: girls and boys gliding through the war-torn city on flat boards with wheels on the bottom, their shoes seemingly glued to the surface. But even more unusual than the sight of Afghan teenage skateboarders is the expression on their faces. They're smiling.
Deya and his large extended family live in a tiny village in Senegal, on the ragged edges of globalization and immigration. Questions of work and ambition arise as the family prepares for Tabaski, the biggest holiday of the year.
Deacon Patrick Moynihan is a missionary in Haiti who runs the Louverture Cleary School, offering a free secondary education to youth in this Port-au-Prince suburb. He believes that the way to rebuild Haiti is through providing education everywhere, no matter how bad the conditions may be.
Tragedy strikes Imani FC hours after a last minute victory over their hated rivals Nyota FC. They'll need each other now more than ever to get through these hard times.
Chris Mburu grew up poor in Kenya, at the top of his class but unable to pay his school fees. He was on the verge of dropping out when a Swedish woman sponsored him, allowing Mburu to continue his studies and fulfill his potential. Now a human rights lawyer for the United Nations and a Harvard grad, Mburu has started a scholarship program of his own to give the next generation the opportunity he received.
In Egypt, traditional gender roles mean many women grow up without access to education. But change is coming. Small schools, established with the help of UNICEF, are opening their doors to both sexes, and young girls like Yusriya are grasping the opportunity to learn with both hands.
Musician Sorie Kondi, the Stevie Wonder of Sierra Leone, is trying to make it as a world musician in part because he needs to pay his daughter's school fees. He's hitting the road to investigate what's happening with girls' education ten years after the civil war.
As the dust settles from the team's latest skirmish, Imani FC's management looks for someone to take the fall. Will Imani FC be torn apart, just as they were starting to play together as a team?
The tumultuous first season of Imani FC's existence has boiled down to this, the championship game. They must put all that they have learned about perseverance and teamwork together into one full match of stellar play to win against all odds. Do they have what it takes?
 
 
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