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Tag: Poverty

 

Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 
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Nonprofits

The Heartache of the Failed Hail Mary

A look at how nonprofits can improve organizational capacity in order to more effectively implement long-lasting social change.

By John Brothers | 1 | Apr. 9, 2010
 
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Economic Development

Listening to African Youth

Effective social change stems from listening to African youth, confronting the realities of poverty from their perspectives and on their terms.

By Reeta Roy | 8 | Apr. 1, 2010
 
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Economic Development

Giving Girls a Real Start

Savings and loan associations run entirely by youth represent an innovation in helping them learn to save, manage money and develop new skills.

By Reeta Roy | Mar. 18, 2010
 

Civil Society

Inequality Makes Us Anxious

Reviewed By David B. Grusky | 3 | Feb. 24, 2010
 

Arts

Bearing Witness

Reviewed By Bill Shore | Feb. 24, 2010
 

Economic Development

Namibia Experiments with Aid for All

By Suzie Boss | Feb. 24, 2010
 

Human Rights

Lessons in Courage

By Suzie Boss | Feb. 24, 2010
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Patient Optimists

Patient optimists have lowered their expectations of any particular program or intervention, but not their belief in a better world over the long term.

By Timothy Ogden | 8 | Feb. 19, 2010
 

Education

Strength Through Flexibility

By Kim Jonker | 1 | Jan. 20, 2010
 

Philanthropy

The Wrong Risks

By Sheela Patel | 1 | Dec. 15, 2009