Anuradha Koirala and Narayanan Krishnan short listed by CNN for its 2010 Hero of the Year Honor



CNN’s annual 'Hero of the Year' recognizes ‘everyday individuals who are changing the world.’ Anuradha Koirala and Narayanan Krishnan are among the 10 short listed by CNN for its 2010 Hero of the Year Honor. You can also vote online to choose the CNN Hero of the year.
Anuradha Koirala - Maiti Nepal
Anuradha Koirala is fighting to prevent the trafficking and sexual exploitation of Nepal’s women and girls. Since 1993, she and her group, Maiti Nepal, have helped rescue and rehabilitate more than 12,000 victims.
You can read more about Anuradha Koirala and get involved in her project and vote for her as CNN’s 2010 Hero of the Year Honor here - Anuradha Koirala.
Narayanan Krishnan - Akshaya Trust
Narayanan Krishnan brings hot meals and dignity to India’s homeless and destitute – 365 days per year – through his nonprofit Akshaya Trust. Since 2002, he has served more than 1.2 million meals.
You can read more about Narayanan Krishnan and get involved in his project and vote for him as CNN’s 2010 Hero of the Year Honor here - Narayanan Krishnan.
CNN will announce the Hero of the Year on November 25, 2010.
The 10 short listed for the honor were nominated by CNN viewers from across 100 countries for their sacrifices and accomplishments. Each of this year’s top 10 heroes will receive US$ 25,000.
The global broadcast, hosted by CNN's Anderson Cooper, will culminate with the announcement of the CNN Hero of the Year, selected by the public in an online poll. The individual receiving the most votes will receive additional US$ 100,000.