Seven years ago, Oprah received an email from an 11-year-old girl with a dream to start an orphanage in Haiti. That girl grew up to make her dream a reality. Meet 19-year-old Ariana and find out why her parents decided to sell everything they own and move their entire family to Haiti to help children with nowhere else to turn.
Before the 2010 Haiti earthquake, there were an estimated 380,000 orphans in Haiti. Now, officials believe that number may have doubled. Watch as Oprah tours the Lighthouse Orphanage and meet some of the children who have been given new hope thanks to the American family that founded it.
Is it hard to be a young girl with big dreams in Haiti? Watch as the Lighthouse Orphanage founders Bill, Sue and Ariana Manassero open up about the challenges facing girls in Haiti and their dreams for every child that passes through their children's home.
Oprah's time in Haiti taught her that art is central to the lives of Haitians. She also learned that art is a stepping stone to a better life for many artists. Watch as designer Donna Karan introduces Oprah to Magalie, a business owner who is giving her employees a better life and sharing the beautiful art of Haiti with the world.
Designer Donna Karan began traveling to Haiti shortly after the earthquake and fell head over heels with Haiti's art culture. Today, she and her charitable organization, Urban Zen, are making it their mission to help Haitian artists sell their work abroad. Watch as she explains why she was inspired to make a difference.