Investing to stop disasters before they start can save lives and money.
Who is the target population for a microcredit intervention? Your answer will depend largely on where you sit: Academics and microfinance institutions will be interested in different groups of people.
InVenture enables people in India and Kenya to send their financial data via SMS and get a simple financial overview of their monetary lives.
Microfinance has tended to grow by faithful replication of well-established models; it is now time to experiment with hybrid models that bring together the best features of each.
Public debate about two prominent poverty-alleviation programs shows that over the past 15 years international development has become much more scientific.
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Ambition to scale makes MFIs more financially driven.
Advances in reducing poverty, environmental protection, and other global issues threaten the status quo—a report from Rio+20.
Investing in women is an opportunity, not a constraint—and one that can accelerate change for everyone.
How do we ensure that philanthropic subsidies in impact investing are put to productive use?
A new documentary film provides a tributary but simplistic portrait of the father of microfinance.