Vote for Your CNN Hero: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Impact
Have Fun - Do Good
NOVEMBER 14, 2008
Yohannes Gebregeorgis "Moved by the lack of children's books and literacy in his native Ethiopia, Yohannes Gebregeorgis established Ethiopia Reads , bringing free public libraries and literacy programs to thousands of Ethiopian children." Maria Ruiz "Several times a week, Maria Ruiz of El Paso, Texas, crosses the border into Juarez, Mexico, bringing food, clothing and toys for hundreds of impoverished children and their families."