It only takes one to make a change

September 6, 2017 Leave a Comment


I am just one person. How can little ol’ me make a difference? Jadav Payeng doesn’t feel like that. We all have many little voices inside us that try to convince us that we are not worthy. Our task, as influencers, is to turn those personal doubts into positive motivators.

As a young teen, Jadav “Molai” Payeng decided to help the terrain surrounding his home and started planting trees. Over thirty years ago! He planted the seeds next to a deserted sandbar in the Assam region of India, which was close to his birthplace. Jadav wanted to create an area for wildlife to flourish and to quietly protest people who were cutting trees down.

Later,  Jadav made the decision to dedicate his life to creating his own forest and planting trees. So, almost every day for 37 years, he planted seeds and successfully built a whole new ecosystem. His forest is now over 1,360 acres (Central Park is 778 acres).

If you want to be amazed and inspired, take a minute to enjoy Jadav’s story.  Notice also that his work has gained recognition and endorsement by the Indian government. The story was discovered and spread across media because of an article written by one freelance journalist, who made this video.  Each one an inspiring person who made a difference.  Click here to enjoy the video.

Today’s Action – You are now a freelance journalist. Who will you inspire today?


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