Bangladesh

Arefin Rahman Himel (Commonwealth Point of Light 37)

Educating over 10,000 young people on early detection of thalassemia

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Singapore

Jack Sim (Commonwealth Point of Light 36)

Galvanising worldwide support for improved sanitation including the introduction of an annual ‘UN World Toilet Day’

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Malta

Sarah Cachia (Commonwealth Point of Light 35)

Supporting patients and their families through the community cafe ‘Jacob’s Brew’

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Samoa

Fealofani Bruun (Commonwealth Point of Light 34)

Promoting Samoan culture and ocean conservation with her ‘floating classroom’

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Kiribati

Itinterunga Rae Bainteiti (Commonwealth Point of Light 33)

Using drama and music to engage young people on climate change

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Cyprus

Klitos Papastylianou (Commonwealth Point of Light 32)

Campaigning for the protection of songbirds in Cyprus

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Pakistan

Muhammad Amjad Saqib (Commonwealth Point of Light 31)

Pioneering the use of micro-finance to help hundreds of thousands of disadvantaged people

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Lesotho

Bonga Mzini (Commonwealth Point of Light 30)

Working with other faith leaders to support vulnerable children in Mount Moorosi

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