Monday, December 20, 2010

No Filipino Made It To CNN Heroes Top 10 List

CNN Heroes Top 10 List
A Filipino, Efren Peñaflorida, made it to the top 10 list last year. But these year, No Filipino made it to the top 10 of this year’s CNN Heroes list.

Those who made it to the top 10 are:

Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow. His Mary's Meals program provides free daily meals to more than 400,000 children around the world;

Susan Burton. Her nonprofit provides housing and other support to formerly incarcerated women;

Dan Wallrath. Since 2005, the Texas home builder has given injured veterans homes of their own – mortgage-free;

Aki Ra. His Cambodian Self Help Demining group have made Cambodia safer by clearing about 50,000 mines and weapons;

Linda Fondren. With her weight-loss challenge, Fondren has helped residents of her Mississippi town lose nearly 15,000 pounds;

Harmon Parker. He builds footbridges in Kenya, protecting people from floods and animals while connecting communities;

Guadalupe Arizpe De La Vega. For more than 30 years, she has provided quality health care in Juarez, Mexico;

Narayanan Krishnan. Krishnan has brought more than 1.2 million hot meals to India's homeless and destitute through his nonprofit;

Anuradha Koirala. Her group, Maiti Nepal, have helped more than 12,000 victims of Nepal's sex trafficking business;

Evans Wadongo. Wadongo invented a way for rural families in Kenya to replace smoky kerosene and firelight with solar powered lanterns.

The CNN Heroes 2010 awarding ceremony will be held on November 25.