North Carolina State University had Mr. Mortenson speak as part of its freshman program. One of the student organizations challenged the students to donate one dollar each to the Pennies for Peace program. There are approximately 33,000 students at the school. Such a small gesture on the part of each student would raise enough money to build a school in Pakistan or Afghanistan. Imagine if every college and university student donated such a paltry sum? It could change the world.
If you haven't already read Three Cups of Tea, I encourage you to grab a copy and get ready to be inspired.