In Accra, Ghana, social entrepreneurs are working to reinvent the public library for the 21st century.
Software from a group called Ultrasafe Ultrasound promises to make it harder to practice sex-selective abortion.
A $100 million foundation initiative aims to foster urban resilience in the face of disaster.
A state-of-the-art database gives nonprofit leaders a tool for building relationships with potential funders.
At a "philanthropub," a new kind of bar and restaurant, a portion of each patron's bill goes to a worthy cause.
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In some places, users of the US Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program can supplement their diet via community supported agriculture.
A US National Archives program uses 21st-century technology to enlist ordinary citizens in the transcription of centuries-old documents.
In Tunisia, the Souk At-tanmia project provides funding and technical support to budding entrepreneurs.
Social Finance Inc. offers a network-based alternative to government-sponsored student loan programs.
To support entrepreneurs in emerging markets, investors are drawing upon a financial tradition that dates back centuries.