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Why Is Financial Inclusion so High on the Development Agenda?

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 09.28.2016 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

In the sustainable development priorities for the next 15 years adopted by heads of states in New York this week, the United Nations has highlighted financial inclusion as an important enabler for poorer households in the informal economies of the global south to increase resilience and better capture opportunities.

Get Capital to Main Street to Create Jobs, Revive Communities

Connie Evans | Posted 06.17.2016 | Business
Connie Evans

As the still fragile U.S. economy cranks out new jobs, with concerns that a jolt from a world event or higher interest rates could spark a slowdown, much of the public and private sectors have ignored the potential of the nation's smallest businesses to help fuel economic growth.

The War Against Health Inequity

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Kamara

I have seen, first-hand the potential that is unleashed in an individual with a renewed sense of health and hope.

Early Cancer Detection Saves Lives

Vanessa Cullins | Posted 10.17.2012 | Black Voices
Vanessa Cullins

Planned Parenthood health centers performed nearly 750,000 breast cancer screenings nationwide. Now, we will be able to serve our existing patients with even more resources--and reach new patients.

Apps, Not Just Alms, for the Poor

Paul Lamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Paul Lamb

The staggering growth in smartphone adoption has resulted in the creation of hundreds of thousands of mobile applications touching almost every intere...