We got inspired a lot with this beautiful legend in the We Eat Responsibly project. Because you are “never too little to care and do your share”…♡Read the whole story and become a hummingbird too!


A raging fire is burning in the jungle.

It’s such an overwhelming disaster that all of the animals are watching the conflagration in shock.

A hummingbird says, “I’m going to do something about the fire.”

It flies to the nearest stream and takes a drop of water.

It races back to the fire, where it drops the water onto the flames. Back and forth it goes, over and over, while the larger animals — like the elephant whose trunk could deliver so much more water — stand watching.

Eventually they ask the hummingbird, “What do you think you can do? You’re too little!”

Without pausing, the hummingbird answers:

Watch the whole story in a video from Dirt! The Movie →

This video is an excerpt from “Dirt! The Movie,” a film about, well, dirt — soil, really, and its importance to humankind. The tale in the video is told by Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement and the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

Source: http://www.upworthy.com/in-this-charming-short-story-a-hummingbird-explains-why-we-have-to-at-least-try