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Poverty Solutions

Study: Giving Out Free Livestock Could Lift Poor Out Of 'Ultra' Poverty

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 05.15.2015 | Impact

NEW YORK (AP) — The very poorest of the poor can be helped with a program that includes providing goats, sheep, chickens or other livestock and trai...

The Best Way To End Poverty | Posted 12.31.2013 | Impact

In May 2009, a small experiment involving 13 homeless men took off in London. Some of them had slept in the cold for more than 40 years. The presence ...

Everyone's Talking About This Simple Solution To Ending Poverty | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact

A simple idea for eliminating poverty is garnering greater attention in recent weeks: automatically have the government give every adult a basic incom...

Are Adolescent Girls The Key To Ending Poverty? | Posted 10.11.2013 | Impact

The name Malala Yousafzai became known the world over after the Pakistani teenager was shot in the head and neck by the Taliban -- a high price to pay...

Amid Stagnant Poverty Rate, Here Are 7 People Helping Us Out Of This Mess

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg & Jessica Prois | Posted 09.19.2013 | Impact

The Census report released Tuesday showed that poverty figures have remained abysmally stagnant for six straight years, but the people determined to p...

A Quick Guide to Changing The World - No, For Real This Time

2013-08-27-Screenshot20130827at12.16.24PM.png | Posted 11.16.2013 | Impact

By William D. Eggers and Paul Macmillan, Dowser The solution revolution—the convergence of money and meaning, problem solvers and “patient” c...

UK To Start Giving Food Stamps, Not Cash, To Poor

AP | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact

LONDON -- Local governments in Britain say they will be issuing "food stamps" – vouchers for food and other essentials – to the poor to re...

Yes, Microfinance Does Work. Here's How...

Kadita Tshibaka | Posted 09.06.2012 | Impact
Kadita Tshibaka

There's no doubt that the global problem of poverty and its solutions are complex, which is why the microfinance industry needs to approach them with eyes wide open and insist on transparency and results.

Hult Global Case Challenge Brings New Ideas, Solutions to the Struggle Against Poverty

Jonathan Reckford | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Jonathan Reckford

This year, the challenge presented to students focused on alleviating global poverty, and students were to develop solutions along three tracks: affordable education, affordable energy and affordable housing.