Getting the right product to the right people: Base of the pyramid consumers

Stoves, water purifiers, off-grid power, nutritious foods – so many innovative products and services are being developed for Base of Pyramid markets. But companies developing these products have to be innovative and creative in the face of several challenges: low purchasing power, traditional consumer preferences and logistical problems, such as inadequate infrastructure that hamper market . . . → Read More: Getting the right product to the right people: Base of the pyramid consumers

“Business Leadership to Fight Poverty” – London Conference

As a business or professional person, your skills can have an impact of the neediest areas of the world. By mentoring and training emerging entrepreneurs, helping establish a business or investing, you can bring transformation and combat poverty. Our London conference is set for the 25th of May so book the date in your diary . . . → Read More: “Business Leadership to Fight Poverty” – London Conference

The Economics of Poverty – the Top 10 Books

Amy Lockwood, the Deputy Director of the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford’s School of Medicine, has drawn up a suggested reading list for those wanting to start understanding development, aid, and poverty. Here are her suggestions:

The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much . . . → Read More: The Economics of Poverty – the Top 10 Books

KENYA-SOMALIA: Hungry for learning in Dadaab camps

It is very difficult to manage a high school on a zero budget . . . → Read More: KENYA-SOMALIA: Hungry for learning in Dadaab camps

Leila Chirayath Janah: Ending Poverty in the Digital Age

Leila Chirayath Janah: Ending Poverty in the Digital Age from TEDx Silicon Valley on Vimeo.

Samasource enables marginalized people, from refugees in Kenya to women in rural Pakistan, to receive life-changing work opportunities via the Internet. In parallel, we enable socially responsible companies, small businesses, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs in the US to contribute to . . . → Read More: Leila Chirayath Janah: Ending Poverty in the Digital Age