NEWS & REVIEWS
Program Lifts Inmates, Offers Second Chances
Financial First Responders
4th of July
Access to Mental Health
Declaration of Independence
Dr. Dixon Chibanda
end of poverty
equity bank kenya
FInancial First Reponder
FInancial First Responders
get the job done
gift of pain
Innovations for Poverty Action
poverty reduction strategy in kenya
Self Help Groups
small enterprise foundation
status of women
Ultra Poor Graduation
March 5, 2020
Some Climb Slowly – Aleya
90% of BRAC’s clients succeed. What happens to those who don’t?
February 20, 2020
Appolinarie had been left alone so many times, she did not trust the new opportunity. But then they asked her to sign a performance agreement ....
December 18, 2019
Can the Holy Grail Be Found in a Hindu Temple?
Getting Paid to Do Good How do you generate income from delivering a service to people living in poverty? It’s a challenge faced by do-gooders the
October 18, 2019
Women Leading Change for Samburu County
A Tough Bargain Lesanini held firm. She knew the price in other markets, and she knew what it would cost the man to travel to those
September 20, 2019
When Welfare Fosters Dignity
Where in the world can the US learn how to provide welfare that fosters independence and dignity? Try Kenya, or Bangladesh, or the UK, or Finland.
August 14, 2019
Najmul, a Branch Manager for BRAC in Bangladesh, shows how the mentors help guide women on their journey out of ultra-poverty.
July 25, 2019
The aging herder stooped as he looked closely at the scanner. The teller told him to put a fingertip on a small rectangle of glass. He
May 2, 2019
How Immigrants in America Get the Job Done
The story of Parbati comes from the Case Study “Nepali Immigrants and Their Disproportional Role in Building Livelihoods in New York City” by Krishna Prasad Subedi
April 10, 2019
Rwanda’s Precarious Renaissance
December 19, 2018
The Attitude that Will Bring an End to Extreme Poverty
At its core, poverty is a social construct. It comes from systems developed by humans. Ending extreme poverty, then, requires changing the systems that create it.
October 16, 2018
Abia Becomes an Asset Manager
Abia nodded as she listened to the woman who said she worked for BRAC, one of the world’s largest and best nonprofits, located in Bangladesh. Abia
September 12, 2018
Shoeless Shoe Repairer
Last summer I served as a trainer on a visit by the heads of social protection (anti-poverty) programs from countries of Africa and the Caribbean to
August 29, 2018
“I’ve Been Working to Improve
the Community Since I Was 18″
Savings Groups: Financial Services that People in Poverty Can Manage by Themselves Jeff Ashe was the person who introduced me to microfinance 35 years ago.