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Change Maker stories

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Whether they are a nurse turned indigenous rights defender from Nicaragua, a group of friends setting up a maker’s space for refugees in Greece, or designers from Eindhoven using their creativity and skill to assist human rights defenders, these people are leading change in their communities and worldwide.

These are the stories of Change Makers, people around the world making a change for a fairer, more just world, for everyone, everywhere. Read, be inspired, and join the movement for change!

Because we believe that anyone can be a Change Maker.  

Annelies, The Hague University of Applied Sciences

Educating global citizens

Julia, researches student community sponsorship out of passion and responsibility

Contribute to the society

Sarah, from Samen Hier participant to women's rights lawyer

The impact of Samen Hier

Mpanzu, all-rounder activist

Working towards a righteous society

Myron Hamming, empowers youths to dream through the love for language

Inspire others

Liesbeth, advocating a community response to refugees' needs

Helping newcomers in your city

Evelien, advocating a self starting society that proactively welcomes refugees

Contribute to a welcoming society

Sean, defining resilience as an LGBTI+ rights lawyer in Uganda

Stand with human rights defenders

Mohamed, helping refugees overcome the obstacles he once faced as a newcomer

Support newcomers in your city