7 episodes

In this podcast we’re taking you on a journey through different countries and cultures, to discover what prompted some changemakers that walk amongst us to take action and start a new project. Why? To improve the world around them.

One tiny spark can inspire, push to action and change lives.
One tiny spark can illuminate your life and the life of others.
We believe that each one of us can make a difference. Maybe all it takes is just a spark.

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Follow us on our social media @unitedworldproject and visit our website www.unitedworldproject.org

Sparks United World Project

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    • 4.7 • 3 Ratings

In this podcast we’re taking you on a journey through different countries and cultures, to discover what prompted some changemakers that walk amongst us to take action and start a new project. Why? To improve the world around them.

One tiny spark can inspire, push to action and change lives.
One tiny spark can illuminate your life and the life of others.
We believe that each one of us can make a difference. Maybe all it takes is just a spark.

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Follow us on our social media @unitedworldproject and visit our website www.unitedworldproject.org

    SPARKS | Clara Luz: Saving children from the streets in Bolivia

    SPARKS | Clara Luz: Saving children from the streets in Bolivia

    The protagonist of this new story is called Reina. She's 57 and she lives in Bolivia. She's the founder of a children's day centre called Clara Luz. Today this center saves more than 120 kids from the dangers of the streets.
    Reina's inspiration comes from her childhood: it all started around the time of her mother's death. Her father placed her in an orphanage together with her sister, because he could not take care of them.
    Listen to this episode to know more about Reina's story!

    To know more about Clara Luz, go to this link:
    https://www.fundacionunisol.org/proyectos/

    If you want to know more about AMU or AFN, here are the links to their websites.
    https://afnonlus.org/en/
    https://www.amu-it.eu/

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    • 19 min
    SPARKS | Lilly Satidtanasarn: The climate battle of a teenager from Thailand

    SPARKS | Lilly Satidtanasarn: The climate battle of a teenager from Thailand

    Lilly Satidtanasarn started at the age of 8 to speak up about the climate issues she witnessed in her country, Thailand. Today, 8 years later she's a devoted young activist whose work made an impact in governmental legislations to end single plastic use in Thailand. Enjoy this episode of Sparks, with the inspiring story of Lilly and her climate battle.

    Bye Bye Plastic Bags: https://byebyeplasticbags.org/global/

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    • 20 min
    SPARKS | Ana Carolina & Rafael. Agir Ambiental: love giving life to an NGO.

    SPARKS | Ana Carolina & Rafael. Agir Ambiental: love giving life to an NGO.

    Ana Carolina and Rafael are a young couple from Brazil. They share a strong bond and are very passionate about the work they do together: they founded an NGO called
    Agir Ambiental, that works with big companies (like Heineken and Klabin) and helps them in becoming more sustainable,
    fighting the so-called "greenwashing" facade.
    Listen to this episode and discover their story!

    If you would like to know more about them, their NGO and their story, leave questions in the box below or go to this link: http://agirambiental.org.br/

    Get to know “It's Now”, the project Ana Carolina talked about: https://itsnow.app/en/#home

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    • 20 min
    SPARKS | Yara Ward. Orphalese Project: A journey to the top of the mountains.

    SPARKS | Yara Ward. Orphalese Project: A journey to the top of the mountains.

    In the fall of 2019, Yara embarks in a new adventure. All the way up on the top of a lebanese mountain she starts cultivating her family land. What started as an experiment transformed into a life changing experience of never ending learning, growth and abundance.

    This is “The Orphalese Project: A journey to the top of the mountains.” Gear up and dive with us deep into the complexity of the food industry, the challenges of alternative farming practices and the urgency of achieving food sovereignty.

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    • 19 min
    SPARKS | Lorena & Gian Andrea. Linea d'ombra: Lights within the shadow.

    SPARKS | Lorena & Gian Andrea. Linea d'ombra: Lights within the shadow.

    Lorena is 68 years old, Gian Andrea is 85. They have been married for more than 30 years and they live in Trieste, a coastal city in the North-East of Italy. Every day, in the late afternoon, they go to the station square in Trieste and welcome migrants who arrive exhausted after walking hundreds of kilometres, through the woods, sometimes without even shoes on their feet.
    This is the story of Lorena and Gian Andrea:
    Linea d’ombra - Lights within the shadow.

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    • 16 min
    Sparks | Mabs & Small Kitchen. Giving back to society one jar at a time.

    Sparks | Mabs & Small Kitchen. Giving back to society one jar at a time.

    Like all of us, Mabih had big dreams. But as it often happens, we come to a point where things don’t turn out the way we planned them to be.

    In 2019, Mabih was in this situation. But in her letting go of one dream, her life changed in ways she would never have imagined. This is the story of Mabih, the story of Mabs & Small Kitchen. Giving back to society one jar at a time.


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    • 23 min

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