Lessons in Using Money for Good
From Those Who Have the Least of It
March 5, 2020

Some Climb Slowly – Aleya

90% of BRAC’s clients succeed. What happens to those who don’t?
February 20, 2020

Promises Kept

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

Mentoring Magic

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
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Vanishing Fingerprints

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

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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.  […]