Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Poverty


Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty


Reimagining Microfinance

By Alex Counts | 9 | Jun. 8, 2008

Review: Out of Poverty

Reviewed By Paul S. Hudnut | May. 29, 2008

Review: Creating a World Without Poverty

Reviewed By Stephen C. Smith | May. 29, 2008

Global Issues

Don’t Save; Be Saved

By Alana Conner | 2 | May. 29, 2008

Social Innovations

Less Is More

By Liisa Välikangas & Michael Gibbert | 1 | May. 29, 2008

A New Way to Respond to Natural Disasters

Better practices in disaster relief involve market-orientated nonprofit organizations, or social-mission-orientated, for-profit companies, playing a more prominent role.

By Lloyd Nimetz | 1 | May. 27, 2008

Micro-Innovation: Bringing Billions into the Conversation

How do you assess the ability and willingness of the poor to pay for products and services that do not already exist, and how do you convince companies to take a risk on such a vast and fragmented market?

By Grace Augustine | May. 20, 2008

What's Next Technology & Design

The BOP Beckons

By Joshua Weissburg | 5 | May. 18, 2008

MicroEnergy Credits Corporation: Catalyzing Clean Energy for the BoP

Using existing microfinance institutions and recent developments in the carbon credit markets on the supply side to facilitate the adoption of clean energy for the very poor.

By Grace Augustine | 1 | May. 1, 2008

Inequality in Giving—Interview with Rob Reich, Author of “A Failure of Philanthropy”

Too little charity actually reaches the needy.

By Perla Ni | Mar. 26, 2008