With a smile that explodes across her face and the kind of positive energy that makes you think anything is possible, Risha Patak Harie tells me the story of her grassroots venture,  i-LEAD. Their motto:  Be Safe. Be strong. Be fabulous, hints at I-LEAD’s mission-to make a real...

As parents, one of our major worries is keeping our children safe. Child safety issues concern the community as a whole and we need to hit the spot between protection and paranoia. As our children grow and reach puberty, it’s even more difficult as they want to assert their...

In the midst of Cosmo City in Johannesburg, South Africa is a very special gym lead by South African Hero, Claude Maphosa. Here, almost every day you can find the female senior citizens of Cosmo City gearing up and going glove-to-glove with their trainers. These are the Boxing Grannies! The...

21/05/2019 – The port city of Rijeka in Croatia becomes the world's first City of Heroes. Rijeka’s Heroes are guardians of their city and come from a variety of backgrounds, like martial arts and self-defense clubs, rescue divers, emergency responders, medical personnel, security, police, firefighters,...

Kristian Družeta will tell you he is just a regular guy, born into special circumstances. Special circumstances, training and life experiences that have led to his present position: Director and Head Instructor of the International Krav Maga Federation (IKMF), Croatia. We have got together to...

An emergency situation is any situation that gives rise to an immediate threat to a person's security, property, health or territory. As a Heroes Nearby hero, you may be called on any time someone feels this threat. Being well-prepared for an emergency and thinking ahead of the types of...