iOS app Android app

Mohammad Yunus

Man Linked To Times Square Bomber Pleads Guilty

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 10.18.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A Long Island businessman pleaded guilty Thursday to an illegal banking charge, admitting that he unwittingly provided $7,000 to a Co...

Andrea Stone

Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus Wants To Put 'Social' In 'Business' To Help Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The Nobel Peace Prize winner who invented microcredit presented his latest idea for combating poverty, "social business," to the State D...

Honoring All Women On Mother's Day

Jane D. Wurwand | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact
Jane D. Wurwand

joinFITE.org (Financial Independence Through Entrepreneurship) is a new microlending website by Kiva.org to benefit women entrepreneurs in low income areas of the U.S. and 56 other countries.

A Global View of Women

Christine Bork | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Christine Bork

The status of women's economic health around the globe is slowly improving. As a small group of people in Chicago, it might seem like there isn't much we can do to help move this global issue forward.

Self-Help Groups: A Powerful Alternative to Traditional Microfinance

Michaela Haas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michaela Haas

Lotus Outreach is working to transform impoverished communities from the inside out.

Mohammad Yunus: US troops Shoot And Kill Afghan Cleric

AP | KIM GAMEL and AMIR SHAH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — U.S. soldiers shot and killed an Afghan cleric as he drove Thursday with his young son near an American base on the eastern edge of Kabu...

Creating Change in the Midst of Crisis: Re-thinking Our Values

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

In past years at Davos, I often found myself in early morning optional sessions on social responsibility, in small rooms on the third floor of the c...

Pro Mujer: Journey Towards Women's Empowerment In Latin America

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Pro Mujer is helping some of the poorest women in Latin America to increase their income, develop their full potential, and claim their basic human rights, enabling them to become agents of change.