Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

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New approaches to social change

 
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Women at the Wheel

In Mozambique, an effort to train women as ambulance drivers enhances public safety and fosters opportunity.

 

Funding the Sun

Village Power Finance gives members of nonprofit associations a novel way to pay for solar conversion projects.

 
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Lots of Opportunity

An online platform helps city governments to discover, organize, and market publicly owned property.

 

Bike-Sharing Goes Small

Local bike-lending arrangements offer an alternative to bigger, more complex bike-sharing systems.

 

Libraries as Laboratories

In Accra, Ghana, social entrepreneurs are working to reinvent the public library for the 21st century.

 

Blurred Images, Better Futures

Software from a group called Ultrasafe Ultrasound promises to make it harder to practice sex-selective abortion.

 

Helping Cities Remain Strong

A $100 million foundation initiative aims to foster urban resilience in the face of disaster.

 

The Science of Donor Connection

A state-of-the-art database gives nonprofit leaders a tool for building relationships with potential funders.

 
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Donations on Tap

At a "philanthropub," a new kind of bar and restaurant, a portion of each patron's bill goes to a worthy cause.

 

A Fresh Approach to Food Stamps

In some places, users of the US Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can supplement their diet via community supported agriculture.