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Explore is a philanthropic multimedia organization that makes documentary films and photographs to showcase extraordinary nonprofit efforts and leaders around the world.   Explore opens the door to a world most people never get to see - one that has been neglected by the mainstream media. Viewers meet the people affected by positive change catalyzed by philanthropy, and just as importantly, the leaders creating it.

Explore's film and images document how people from all over the world, from every walk of life, are taking positive steps that have local impact and global relevance.  Inspirational content for the web, television and theatrical viewing include interviews, conversations and stories with local heroes.  Its multimedia portal brings these individuals together as a collective voice that celebrates and encourages selfless acts of giving.

strives to personalize the business of philanthropy while rediscovering the human element.  The team's missions have led them to places where suffering is met with compassion and where the human spirit is kept alive by people who have dedicated their lives to humanity, not material gain.

Among Explore's founding principles are "Share What You Know" and "Never Stop Learning."  These concepts have guided the team through Tanzania, Ethiopia, Ghana, Sudan, Darfur, Rwanda, China, Tibet, India, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Israel, The Vatican, The Arctic, Greenland, Costa Rica, Canada and many U.S. cities. is based on a concept developed by and advanced under the leadership of Charles Annenberg Weingarten, with the support of the Annenberg Foundation.

Explore may be seen on HCC-TV, channel 96/41 in Howard County Maryland on Sunday at 6:30PM and periodically throughout the week.  See our schedule for showtimes.   To see more Explore specials, news and documentaries, visit them on the Web at