"Only a small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
- Margaret Mead
It comes down to a choice. Either you believe anything is possible and the state of the world can change for the better or you resign yourself to the fact that there's nothing you can do. Arthur C Clark wrote that “When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.” The same principle applies to life. If you believe that you can’t make a difference then you won’t. It takes visionaries to point out that anything is possible. That as long as you believe that there is a way you will never stop looking for it.
I am using my project as an example. Maybe this will give you inspiration on how to get your own projects off the ground.