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Entries by Josephine d'Allant from 06/2013

Microfinance for Slum Dwellers - Four Solutions that Work

| Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact

Microfinance -- the provision of credit and other financial services to micro-entrepreneurs and small businesses that lack access to mainstream bankin...

Malnutrition in the Slums of the Global South: Five Solutions That Work

| Posted 06.14.2013 | Impact

Malnutrition. Under nutrition. Unsafe food. High prices. These are some of the pervasive problems residents of informal, impoverished, and marginalized communities face in the Global South.

Five Glimpses of Hope for Child Laborers

| Posted 06.21.2013 | Impact

215 million. That's the number of children currently working, according to the International Labor Organization, as domestic workers, street vendors, beggars, washers, in both the semi-formal and informal sectors of the economy.

A Women's Court, a Peace Villa, a Website and a Garden: 4 Successful Initiatives Empowering Women in the Global South

| Posted 06.27.2013 | Impact

Transforming the lives of the urban poor can only happen through women's empowerment -- not only because gender equality is a human right, but mainly because it is fundamental to bringing an entire community out of poverty.