Capuchin monk Brother Benedykt Pączka decided to offer children an alternative to being child soldiers and try to sow the seeds of future peace in the country by teaching them to prefer a guitar over a Kalashnikov.
WARNING! THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES: Appalled by the amount of death, poverty and famine he witnessed during a trip to Madagascar, dietician Daniel Kasprowicz set about doing what he could to help. He has raised enough money to build a new hospital.
Known for helping her patients without wearing gloves during treatment so as not to frighten and discourage them, Wanda Błeńska who died at the age of 103 cured thousands of Ugandans of leprosy.