Social Entrepreneur Makes a Difference in the Lives of 100,000 Children


Jenny Bowen, founder of the Half the Sky Foundation, has saved the lives of more than 100,000 children in China. And she's still continuing to make a difference for emotionally and physically traumatized orphaned children and youth.

Half the Sky Foundation aims to improve the conditions of children in Chinese orphanages by training the adults who care for them. Bowne writes, "I felt absolutely compelled to act. I saw a solution, plain and simple. I couldn't ignore it."

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