Filipino Robin Lim is CNN Hero of the Year 2011

Wednesday, 14 December 2011 0 comments

A month or two we have posted here on how to vote for Filipino pride for CNN Hero of the Year for 2011. Robin Lim is a world-famous midwife whose motto is: "Gentle births create a gentle world". Her non-profit organization, the Yayasan Bumi Sehat (Healthy Mother Earth) foundation provides healthy and gentle birthing services free of charge for the poorer people of both Bali and the tsunami-ravaged province of Aceh, Sumatra.

Robin Lim has made it to the Top 10 of this year’s "CNN Heroes" for providing free maternal healthcare to thousands of poor women in Indonesia.

Robin Lim-CNN Hero of the Year

In 2009, Filipino Efren PeƱaflorida was named CNN Hero of the Year for his Kariton classroom project, which brought the classrooms to children in the streets.



2011 TOP 10 HEROES OF THE YEAR
1. Eddie Canales
2.Taryn Davis
3.Sal Dimiceli
4.Derreck Kayonga
5.Diane Latiker
6.Robin Lim ( Winner)
7.Patrice Millet
8. Bruno Serato
9. Richard St. Denis
10. Amy Stokes

CNN's Anderson Cooper hosts "CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute," The global telecast honors all this year's top 10 CNN Heroes with appearances by Jerry Seinfeld, Sophia Vergara, , Miley Cyrus, J. R. Martinez and more. , as the stars come out to salute "Everyday People Changing the World." on the networks of CNN.
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