Anurada Koirala : CNN Heroes 2011. Respect.

Ms. Anuradha Koirala is the Founder and Executive Director of Maiti Nepal. Born in Nepal and former English teacher, Ms. Koirala started Maiti Nepal in a small house in Kathmandu with her own savings. Today she is a widely recognized activist and lecturer who has dedicated her life to combating the sexual exploitation of women and children.

As long as we have ordinary people who care for the world and the creatures that inhabit it the collective future of our race is not doomed. This is the beauty of the indomitable human spirit.