In Vietnam, Phuc Tong made a cemetery for unborn babies. His country, where poverty and social stigma push women to terminate unplanned pregnancies, has the highest abortion rate in Asia. He has dedicated his life to helping young mothers and their babies. He offers shelter and tries to convince women to keep their children, even if that means raising them himself.
Olga helps Aleksandr Ivanov, a former military officer who became homeless when a factory he worked at closed down. She gets him a train ticket so he can finally return home to his elderly mother. Anna helps Sergey to film, edit and publish his video. His song is dedicated to all the homeless people stuck in the world that society tries not to see.
Olga, the charity shop volunteer, speaks of her experience helping the homeless. Despite coming across rudeness and ungratefulness every time she distributes free clothes, she found she couldn’t just leave this job because she needs this opportunity to convince the homeless to change their lifestyle.
Anna and Sergey film a music video to showcase his talent as well as to raise awareness of the problem of homelessness. Aleksandr, who lied to his mother about his circumstances and lost his papers, decided to stay with the homeless for the winter. With this purpose in mind he’s building himself a house out of discarded doors.
Homeless Sergey came to Moscow in order to make it big. He is a singer, but the only place he has been singing in the capital is in the streets. Nevertheless, he doesn’t lose his optimism and drive. He is sure that he’ll eventually win Moscow over.
Anna is a volunteer who helps homeless people. She feeds and clothes them and tries to help them find work or encourage them to return home if they have one. She travels to one of the places where the homeless gather and build houses out of construction waste.
South Sudan in Africa has been in a state of civil war since 2013. Hundreds of thousands of people have fallen victim to the ongoing hostilities. The desolation of war has brought famine to this normally fertile land. In this drastic situation, an international team at a Red Cross hospital in the town of Kodok fights to save the lives of those wounded, ill, or starving, as well as help reunite families separated by the conflict.
It all started with a trolleybus that served as a meal station for homeless people. Now, a small trailer park has grown around it. It’s a place that welcomes anyone who has nowhere else to go, offering them the chance to get back on the right track.