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Energy

Five Innovations That Will Electrify Africa

How a continent of over 1 billion off-grid customers can move from darkness to light over the next decade.

By Joshua Romisher | 14 | Apr. 24, 2015
 

Microfinance

In Their Own Hands

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Engaging the Citizenry Through Social Enterprise

Social enterprises can help build stability in countries facing political crises by addressing root causes of civilian discontent.

By Andrew B. Lala | Mar. 3, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

A Mantra for the Privileged

There is a lot of untapped potential in would-be entrepreneurs in developing countries. But they can’t afford to “fail fast, fail often.”

By Susannah Hares | 3 | Feb. 27, 2015
 
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Socially Responsible Business

Entrepreneurship and Ebola

By Brandon Keim | Feb. 18, 2015
 
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Education

Bursaries for Girls

By Alicia Clegg | Feb. 18, 2015
 
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Health

School for Scaling

By Jessica Harrison | 2 | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Human Rights

Becoming a Woman

By Eric Nee | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Developing a Global Marketplace for Social Services

Bonds for schoolgirls and malaria vaccines: Pay-for-success initiatives are now tackling issues in the developing world.

By Antara Ganguli | 6 | Dec. 16, 2014
 

Education

The Returns to a Good Education

If children worldwide are to receive the education they deserve, debate needs to move beyond public versus private, profit versus nonprofit.

By Katelyn Donnelly & Susannah Hares | 9 | Dec. 10, 2014