The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs targets a "missing" segment in emerging economies.
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Through the Global Changemakers program, people under the age of 25 are developing solutions to problems that directly affect them.
A properly designed sponsor-a-child program can have real, long-term impact on the life course of its beneficiaries.
Major local events, with some notable exceptions, spur locally based companies to increase charitable giving.
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In Tunisia, the Souk At-tanmia project provides funding and technical support to budding entrepreneurs.
Read an excerpt from chapter five of the book: "Fighting Today’s Poverty with Yesterday’s Policies."
The old paradigm of government aid is inadequate. What's needed are innovative solutions that foster sustainable economic growth.
Instead of treating poor people as a sink of public aid and assistance, we should view them as a source of new ideas and innovations.
The disruptive force of the "new philanthropy" holds the promise of helping to reduce inequality. But will it actually do so?