Thursday, March 12, 2009

Make Poverty History

Jacqueline Novogratz applauds the world's heightened interest in Africa and poverty, but argues persuasively for a new approach. She founded and leads Acumen Fund, a nonprofit that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor. She’s become a leading voice of the new philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid.

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