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


Tag: Poverty


Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty


Microloan Sharks

By Jonathan C. Lewis | Jul. 13, 2008

She’s Crafty

By Leslie Berger | 3 | Jul. 6, 2008

Do Companies that Engage in BoP Markets Outperform the Market?

A new index is creating a benchmark for comparing large-scale companies serving the markets for the very poorest.

By Grace Agustine | Jun. 23, 2008

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