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Rolling Up Their Sleeves: This Week in Daily Giving
Founder and President, The Pollination Project
Women: A Transformative Force for Socio-Economic Global Good
Passionate about Women Journalism,world traveler, UN advocate ...
By empowering women and by granting micro-finance loans to open up their business, they can become and play an active role in society, both in their households decision-making and at societal and community level.
Four Entrepreneurs Bringing New Hope
Author of “Peace” and "The Dragon Adventure"
Four social entrepreneurs, Sruthi Narasimha, Shiza Shadid, Janet Salazar and CJ Peak, have a passion to facilitate a vibrant, diverse and harmonious world. These women have an inclusive approach to empowerment.
Move Over, China and India -- Meet the Third Billion
Attorney, Kids App Developer, Yoga & Meditation Enthusiast...
When women are successful it can be universally felt. No country or border changes the way a woman feels about caring for her children. When women band together under these objectives with the ability to earn a living, serious changes can take place.
Trending: Women's Economic Empowerment -- One Necklace at a Time
New York–based writer and visual artist
In reality these necklaces are all about women's economic empowerment. But that's not all some of the money these $20 necklaces generate is also funneled back into the local community.
Microfinance's Risky Lending Is a Safe Bet
Member, Board of Directors, Opportunity International
Microfinance must first and foremost be about making a difference in the lives of the impoverished and marginalized. It must be about having a positive impact for the overall welfare of microfinance clients.
6 Reasons To Invest In Women
Executive Director and Co-Founder, Empower Generation
We're pretty sure there's no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women... Are you convinced?
Faith And Values Inspired Investments
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI
Member, Justice/Peace and Integrity of Creation Ministry
Both the Jewish and Christian communities from their earliest documents display a debate about with the foundational questions of ownership, agency, interest and usury. The Holy Quran also offers some unique teachings.
Social Enterprises and Solving the World's Problems: How Impact Investing Needs to Change
Founder of Ventureneer
Let's hope that for-profit companies can balance profit motives with social impact because government and nonprofits can't solve the world's problems by themselves.
Thrive Detroit Newspaper Gives City's Homeless A Chance To Succeed
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Lessons In Micro-lending At World Vision's Women's Prayer Breakfast
Author and Communcations Professional; M.S. in Global Affairs
Micro-credit in the hands of women fosters an environment of education and entrepreneurship, which is necessary in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Women Farmers in the Developing World
Managing Member of Heuristic Management, LLC
In Sub-Saharan Africa, 80% of agricultural workers are women. According to the World Bank,They raise 90% of the food, but receive only 10% of credit extended for agricultural loans.
Is Micro Lending The Future Of Giving?
E. A. Hanks
Giving Afghans an Alternative
After the Soviets' scorched earth practices deforested the country, the bombings following 9/11 and years of severe drought and strict Taliban rule, Afghans have become some of the poorest people in the world.
We Can't Say We Don't Know
Pop!Tech speakers offered up valuable and visceral accounts of personal moments of truth that took them off the career path and put them on the path to making a difference.
In the Presence of an Angel
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.
Author, Artist,and Advocate for women and children
Though I don't live under a rock, and have been aware of Dr. Muhammad Yunus' amazing work for some time, listening to him speak again simply reinforced my belief in miracles.
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