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Four-part series profiling private-sector reformers around the world who are `applying business skills to solving social ills,' says host Robert Redford. Among the countries they're working in are India, Zambia, Brazil, Bangladesh, Egypt, Thailand, Peru an (more…)

Premiered: June 28, 2005

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 1, Episode 4 The Power of Knowledge

First Aired: July 5, 2005

The series concludes by profiling heroes who are imparting “The Power of Knowledge” to at-risk children in India, Egypt and Thailand. In India, “guardian angel” Inderjit Khurana operates a school for street kids where they congregate: at a railway station. In Cairo, Dina Abdel Wahab started a preschool for special-needs children when she had trouble finding a school for her son, who has Down's syndrome. And in Thailand, Sompop Jantraka offers girls schooling and refuge from the sex trade.

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