CNN, 2009 Heroes, Efren Peñaflorida, And Shin Fujiyama

Monday, June 15, 2009

While some of the profiles are a month or so old, I still wanted to make sure and post on up a couple of profiles from CNN's 2009 Heroes list.

Efren Peñaflorida

Efren Peñaflorida gives Filipino youth an alternative to gang membership through education. His Dynamic Teen Company's 10,000 members have taught basic reading and writing to 1,500 kids living in the slums.
Read Efren's Story

Shin Fujiyama

As a college student, Shin Fujiyama witnessed extreme poverty while volunteering in Honduras. Today, his organization Students Helping Honduras has grown to 25 campuses nationwide and raised $750,000 for education and community projects.
Read Shin's Story