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Homeless Good Samaritan

Check out this recent news about Billy Ray Harris, the “homeless Good Samaritan”. The story is a testament...

Homeless Good Samaritan
posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

Death of an African Literary Titan

Chinua Achebe, the Nigerian author whose internationally acclaimed fiction helped to revive African literature, died...

Death of an African Literary Titan
posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

Burned Iraqi Boy, 6 Years Later

When he was 5-years old, Youssif was attacked by strangers who doused his face in gasoline and then set him on fire....

Burned Iraqi Boy, 6 Years Later
posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

Story of a North Korean Refugee

Here is a TED talk by Hyeonseo Lee, an extraordinary woman who overcame tremendous odds to bring freedom for herself...

Story of a North Korean Refugee
posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng
Kenyan Heroine

Kenyan Heroine

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

Story of a heroine. “For thousands of families in Kenya, seven cows are more valuable than a girl’s future … Now, a building rises in...

EV Interns – Welcome Spring!

EV Interns – Welcome Spring!

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

This Spring, the EV Intern Team has a lot of exciting new projects. Keep up with it all on our Facebook page! Here’s our team at our Friday...

Refuge to the Homeless

Refuge to the Homeless

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

A non-profit organization and the St. Boniface Church in San Francisco joined hands to provide refuge to the homeless. That is service and faith in...

Mulan Community Center: Books for Children

Mulan Community Center: Books for Children

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

“Books are a uniquely portable magic.” - Stephen King These are children of migrant workers whose lives face constant challenges of...

A Life-Changing Surgery

A Life-Changing Surgery

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

Wow!! Wonders of surgery, resilient parents, and the will of a child to survive. Two months ago, baby Dominic came from Wisconsin to Boston...

Rainbow Village: Children in Yunnan

Rainbow Village: Children in Yunnan

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

These are some of the children who live and study at the Longkou Primary School in Yunnan Province. While their living condition seems humble, they...

The Last of a Class

The Last of a Class

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

Heart-warming story of Ephraim Engleman, 101-years-old and the last surviving member of Stanford class of 1933. What a legacy this man is leaving...

Survivor of Human Trafficking

Survivor of Human Trafficking

posted on: Mar 29, 2013 | author: emilycheng

Have you heard of Minh Dang? A speaker and advocate, UC Berkeley grad student, Bay Area native, and also a survivor of human trafficking. Her story...

East Villagers Service Scholar Essay & Art Contest 2012

East Villagers Service Scholar Essay & A...

posted on: Mar 13, 2012 | author: steveko

This is the third year the East Villagers Non-Profit Community is offering an opportunity for young service-minded scholars to express their passion...

Meet New EV Interns: Imperia Mendoza

Meet New EV Interns: Imperia Mendoza

posted on: Dec 17, 2011 | author: Imperia

Hey! My name is Imperia Mendoza. I am a 15 year old girl currently enrolled at Everest Public High School. I am a Christian Apostolic at Eternal Life...

Inequitable Distribution of Resources

Inequitable Distribution of Resources

posted on: Dec 3, 2011 | author: emilycheng

“Above all things good policy is to be used so that the treasure and moneys in a state be not gathered into a few hands… Money is like...

Lack of Education in China

Lack of Education in China

posted on: Dec 3, 2011 | author: alysianguyen

As school has been in session for the past two months for my peers and me, I find that the majority of us has been placed under a tremendous amount...

EV Charity Dinner 2011

EV Charity Dinner 2011

posted on: Nov 17, 2011 | author: steveko

The EV Service Scholars Interns cordially invite you to… All proceeds will go towards supporting students in China recovering from...

Meet New EV Interns: Sophia Huang

Meet New EV Interns: Sophia Huang

posted on: Oct 29, 2011 | author: sophiahuang

Imagine Michael Jackson’s “Cry” music video in 2000, the human chain linking every race, color, and gender together as one. The power of unity,...

Meet New EV Interns: Isabel Auyeung

Meet New EV Interns: Isabel Auyeung

posted on: Oct 29, 2011 | author: Isabel

“Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost...

Meet New EV Interns: Emily Cheng

Meet New EV Interns: Emily Cheng

posted on: Oct 29, 2011 | author: emilycheng

Hi! I’m Emily Cheng and I am a junior at Los Altos High School in northern California. I enjoy listening to music, making art, reading fiction,...

Meet New EV Interns: Ally Nguyen

Meet New EV Interns: Ally Nguyen

posted on: Oct 29, 2011 | author: alysianguyen

“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life...

My Service Scholar Experience

My Service Scholar Experience

posted on: Sep 5, 2011 | author: Phillip Hon

Over the past year, I have had the privilege of working for East Villagers as one of their Service Scholars Interns. Over this time period I have...

Reflection

Reflection

posted on: Sep 5, 2011 | author: Sharon Li

This program has helped me realize many things; before, although I was a large advocate for community service, I never really read the news, and just...

The 5th Amendment

The 5th Amendment

posted on: Sep 5, 2011 | author: Sharon Li

America has a law that people can’t be trailed for Double Jeopardy; it’s not just a law, it is the 5th of the First 10 Amendments. My friends and...

America Education Cons

America Education Cons

posted on: Sep 5, 2011 | author: Sharon Li

Although America’s education allows any children opportunities that other kid’s from other countries are not able to have, it also is actually...

American Education Pro

American Education Pro

posted on: Sep 5, 2011 | author: Sharon Li

America’s education is something many people take for granted. Growing up in the United States made me believe that everyone had the same...

Last Words

Last Words

posted on: Sep 5, 2011 | author: Onome Uwhuba

This is the last article I write for the East Villagers, and I can hardly believe it. Over the past few weeks it has slowly dawned on me, just how...

Kidnapping Rates

Kidnapping Rates

posted on: Sep 4, 2011 | author: Sharon Li

Right now a child just reported as missing or abducted in the United States. In another forty seconds the same thing will happen. Imagine that. Many...

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