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Education

The Missing Link in Girls’ Education

Building resilience can improve girls’ health and education faster and more effectively, but it’s a missing component of nearly all global development efforts to improve girls’ outcomes.

By Steve Leventhal | 4 | Jun. 29, 2015
 

Global Issues

Collective Impact: The Missing Link

Three ways to create an environment where interdependent stakeholders can perform their individual roles optimally and collaborate with each other effectively.

By Neera Nundy & Ann Paisley Chandler | 14 | Jun. 16, 2015
 

Food

More Than a Meal

Technical ingenuity and private funding enable Akshaya Patra to serve hot, healthy lunches to 1.4 million Indian children every day.
By Brandon Keim | May. 13, 2015
 

Economic Development

Teaching Marketplace Literacy with the Help of 3D Printing

A program developed in India to provide marketplace literacy aims for impact in Illinois

 

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
 
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Human Rights

A New Approach to Fighting Modern Slavery

A new effort to eradicate slavery is showing success—and may provide a model for other complex human rights and social justice issues.

By Nick Grono | 2 | Sep. 30, 2014
 

Urban Development

A Working Model for Slum Rehabilitation

How innovative regulation is enabling private capital to deliver social impact and realize attractive returns in Mumbai.

 

Social Enterprises: Serving “Extreme” Customers

Mainstream companies are just starting to pay attention to consumers with nonstandard preferences and needs; social enterprises have sought to serve these customers for years.

By Mollie West & Andy Posner | 3 | Aug. 22, 2014
 
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Microfinance

The Next Stage of Financial Inclusion

Research on the needs and habits of the poor shows that nonprofits can serve a vital function in expanding access to financial services.
By Dean Karlan | 4 | Aug. 13, 2014