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Getting the Best, Brightest, AND Poorest to School


A world of untapped potential In Half the Sky, Kristof and WuDunn make a compelling case that the emancipation of oppressed women around the globe is the central moral issue of our time, much as slavery was that of its time. But they go beyond saying that women and girls are victims in need of […]

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Profits & Perverse Incentives: The New Face of Microfinance


Microfinance has lost its first love and lost its way. A focus on investor incentives over borrower incentives led to 6 shifts in in the practice of microfinance that changed its face and left it looking more like a for-profit bank and less like a pro-poor innovation. SKS Microfinance, one of the world’s largest microfinance […]

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