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One Buyer at a Time

Author: Riordan, James T.
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2006

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International development organizations spend lots of money and effort building the capacity of small businesses. Yet they often fail to ask whether people want the businesses' goods and services. As these stories from Peru show, successful programs start with real buyers who are willing to buy real products.

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In Microfinance, Clients Must Come First

Authors: Datar, Srikant M. ; Yuthas, Kristi
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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Microfinance may be one of the world's most powerful new solutions to poverty, as well as to the wars, diseases, and suffering that poverty ignites.

If it works.

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The BOP Beckons

Why grassroots design will determine the winners in developing markets

Author: Weissburg, Joshua
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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How do you go about delivering reliable energy to poor, off-the-grid villages in India? If you're an established energy company, you don't.

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She's Crafty

World of Good Brings Female Artisans' Wares to Global Markets

Author: Berger, Leslie
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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Priya Haji is a rising star in the fair trade movement. Haji's company, World of Good, connects artisans -- mostly women -- in poor countries with trendy consumers in the West.

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In the Black with BRAC

Author: Jonker, Kim
Product Type: Cases; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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Serving more than 110 million people per year, BRAC is the largest nonprofit in the world. Yet it doesn't receive the most charitable donations. Instead, BRAC's social enterprises generate 80 percent of the organization's annual budget. These revenues have allowed the organization to develop, test, and replicate some of the world's most innovative antipoverty programs.

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Romanticizing the Poor

Author: Karnani, Aneel
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2009

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Market solutions to poverty are very much in vogue. These solutions, which include services and products targeting consumers at the "bottom of the pyramid," portray poor people as creative entrepreneurs and discerning consumers. Yet this rosy view of poverty-stricken people is not only wrong, but also harmful. It allows corporations, governments, and nonprofits to deny this vulnerable population the protections it needs. Romanticizing the poor also hobbles realistic interventions for alleviating poverty.

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Clean Sweep

Author: Boss, Suzie
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2008

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E + Co connects the dots between energy, poverty, and the environment.

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The Humanitarian Divide

Author: St. John, Christopher
Product Type: Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2004

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A Cambodian 'nonprofit company' peddles digitization -- with a social edge.

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15 Minutes with Robert Egger

Founder, D.C. Central Kitchen

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Product Type: Interviews; Magazine / Newspaper Articles
Source: Stanford Social Innovation Review
Publication Year: 2004

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In 1989, Robert Egger put aside his dream of starting a nightclub to found the D.C. Central Kitchen, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that collects unused food from local restaurants, caterers, and hotels, and produces 4,000 meals a day.

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From the Streets to Markets: Formalization of Street Vendors in Metropolitan Lima

Authors: Bettcher, Kim Eric; Friedl, Martin; Marini, Gustavo
Product Type: Cases
Source: Center for International Private Enterprise
Publication Year: 2009

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Reforms of the 1980s and 1990s altered the historical pattern of informal street vending in Lima, Peru, to create superior commercial opportunities for poor vendors.

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