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Entrepreneurship Needs to Be a Bigger Part of U.S. Foreign Aid

Harvard Business Review

In 2007 such young enterprises created almost two-thirds of the nation’s 12 million new jobs. Here are two surprising facts.

Servant Leadership Observer ? November 2010

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October 2007. August 2007. July 2007. Peer-to-Peer Microfinance: A Sustainable Solution to Poverty. Twitter. LINKEDIN.

Funders Can Give More than Money

Harvard Business Review

percent lower than its value in 2007. Six years ago, David and Donna Allman approached Opportunity with an idea that fell outside our traditional microfinance model: to build a Community Economic Development (CED) program in Nicaragua. We know that microfinance alone will not break the poverty cycle.

Businesses Serving the Poor Need to Get Over Their Unease About Profit

Harvard Business Review

The microfinance industry is a rare D and E success story. Microfinance banks, which provide desperately needed loans to low-income consumers, draw mainstream investors because of their attractive returns. It's more than just conventional wisdom. It's practically the law of the land. It was laid down by C.K. Solae closed the pilot.