The best way to help the ultra poor is not by giving them a handout, but by giving them an opportunity.
In a session at the Opportunity Collaboration, stories were shared on the power and importance of community decision-making.
A unique sales strategy puts more environmentally friendly cookstoves into the hands of more cooks.
Always talk to the people you are trying to help. And make sure you listen.
A community development corporation starts an urban farm on land that was once home to housing projects.
→ This form is for US/Canada subscribers. Are you an international subscriber?
Click here instead.
Subscribers get premium online access (articles with a key) including 9-year archive, downloadable digital edition, quarterly print issues (optional).
What would it take to implement “next-generation” poverty measures in the United States?
Even if another model isn’t quite right, the idea of model-sharing—teaching and learning lessons from others—can be enlightening.
Studies show that a majority of Americans know they are eating too much and actually wish to lose weight. So why isn’t the industry doing more to address this issue?
Recent TED Prize winner, chef Jamie Oliver, has a goal to change the way Americans look at food and fight the growing trend of childhood obesity.