The Library Project and Wokai are two charity organizations that have made it their businesses to help others. The Library Project, started by Tom Stader in 2006, collected over 250,000 Chinese language children's books to provide libraries in over 300 rural schools in China. Casey Wilson, a 26 year-old from Oakland, Calif., started Wokai in 2007, providing micro-loans to aspiring entrepreneurs in China.
A girl in first grade does math in a migrant school located on the outskirts of Beijing on Oct. 21, 2010. Over 40 percent of migrant workers living in Beijing cannot enroll their children in public schools.
Ao Yin Shan Dan owns a small tailor shop in China's Inner Mongolia that specializes in traditional Mongolian clothes. Through micro-loans, Shan Dan has expanded her businesses to a five-person operation.