Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty
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.
It is perhaps no coincidence that the development community’s biggest successes—eradication initiatives like polio and smallpox—are precisely the ones that made monitoring central to their work.
InVenture enables people in India and Kenya to send their financial data via SMS and get a simple financial overview of their monetary lives.
In a time of limitless connectivity, mass collaboration, access and sharing of knowledge worldwide, public media steps in to focus the clamor on civic discourse and social change.
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The executive director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs makes the case for investing in small and growing businesses.