Experience inspiring stories about people who:

  • didn’t give up in the face of adversity
  • touched the lives of others through their caring, courage, and other virtues / strengths of character

Consider ways you can overcome obstacles in your own life and succeed in making a positive difference in the world.



Character Action Media offers video and text-based lessons and leader’s guides that will inspire students to live out the virtues, to live productive and fulfilling lives, and to become engaged citizens.

Featured Lesson

Fostering Love and Resilience: How a Ugandan Street Boy Found Fulfillment as a US Foster Dad

In today’s lesson, we’ll meet a true hero who shows us the meaning of caring for others and being resilient. Born in Uganda, Peter Mutabazi’s early life was marked by adversity, leading him to flee from his abusive father at only 10 years old. The hardships that he faced as a child laid the foundation for his profound life dream: to become a loving father to his own children. After moving to the United States, Mutabazi realized that the traditional path to fatherhood was likely out of reach. Instead of giving up, he made the courageous choice to become a single foster father to not just one, but four children, so that he could provide them with the love and consistency he lacked as a child.

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