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EVERY THREE SECONDS someone in the world dies from factors related to extreme poverty – 30,000 people a day and 10.5 million a year. the sheer magnitude can be overwhelming, causing people to ask the question, “What can one person do, to possibly make a difference?”

EVERY THREE SECONDS, the documentary from award-winning director Dan Karslake, says YES. We can solve these issues.

The movie, through its portraits of five ordinary folks, will show audiences that each one of us has the potential to do great things to change the world. We hope to inspire a movement and uncover a new wave of change agents and previously untapped resources.


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In conjunction with our partners at Takepart.com, Every Three Seconds wants to encourage everyone tap into their own potential to change the world by sharing the stories of the ordinarily extraordinary people in our film.

When Josh Nesbit was a student at Stanford University, a trip to Malawi sparked an idea that would change how healthcare is delivered forever. He founded Medic Mobile and most recently won the Skoll Foundation Award which will assist Josh and Medic Mobile to expand their mission of providing healthchare to underserved and disconnected communities through mobile applications and communication. Read more about Josh’s work at Takepart.

Ingrid Munro is the founder of Jamii Bora, the fastest growing micro-finance bank in Kenya. Ingrid was retired from her work at the United Nations when someone asked her to assist a group of women who desperately needed help. Today, Jamii Bora has made loans to 300,000 members, and helped them climb the ladder out of poverty. Read more about Ingrid’s work at Takepart.

We rolled out our stories with young Charlie Simpson from London, England, whose local bike ride benefitted thousands of children a half a world away. Read more about Charlie’s ride at Takepart.

This video was filmed at an independently organized TEDx event and uplpoaded by the organizers. If you enjoyed this video, please let the organizers know by emailing TEDx Orlando.