Two Degrees Food

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Malnutrition is the number one killer of children under five in the developing world. Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) and Ready-to-Use Foods (RUF) have revolutionized how malnutrition is diagnosed and treated. By treating chronic hunger and undernourishment by providing fortified meals to children through school-based health clinics, Two Degrees is helping children receive the care they need to live […]

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Root Capital

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Founded in 1999 by Willy Foote, Root Capital is a nonprofit social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training, and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses. Root Capital: Bridging the Microloan Gap for Farmers Across the World

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Founded in 2006 by Salman khan, Khan Academy seeks to provide a world class education to anyone anywhere. Khan Academy a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy: The Future of Education

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One Acre Fund

One Acre Fund

Farmers are the solution to poverty and hunger. They make up the majority of the population in the world’s developing countries. And they are some of the hardest-working people on the planet. One Acre Fund puts farmers first.  One Acre Fund 

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Room to Read

Room to Read

Room to Read focuses on two areas where we believe we can have the greatest impact: literacy and gender equality in education.  They work in collaboration with communities and local governments across Asia and Africa to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children, and support girls to complete secondary school […]

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Microfinance vs. Biotechnology: Defining Success and Failure

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By Dennis Shaughnessy  When I think of the gap between theory and field in microfinance, and in the definition of success or failure in alleviating poverty, the comparison that comes to mind is with new cancer drugs developed by biotechnology companies. Amgen vs. ACCION, Genentech vs. Grameen, if you will. I’ve been fortunate to study, work […]

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