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


Tag: Poverty


Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

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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

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

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


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

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


Strength Through Flexibility

By Kim Jonker | 1 | Jan. 20, 2010


The Wrong Risks

By Sheela Patel | 1 | Dec. 15, 2009