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

How One Man Is Trying to Teach A Whole Country With An App

This week we explore how a former refugee, Ismail Ahmed, developed an app that is addressing the critical issue of illiteracy in Somaliland. The app, called Daariz, provides free and engaging educational content to teach reading and writing skills to individuals who lack access to quality education. By utilizing technology that works offline, Daariz reaches those in remote areas where traditional schooling is not available. Through the story of Hodan Artan, a single mother who learns to read using Daariz, we see how this innovative solution empowers individuals, improves their future prospects, and fosters positive change in their communities.

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Click Here to Listen to the Podcast (18:33-20:20)