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Carolyn Marie Florey
May 10, 2014
Meeting Sister Rosie, I quickly realized she is a force. Her infectious smile, empathetic eyes, and fierce determination makes her presence known...
Blythe Nicole Kladney
May 7, 2014
In the early 2000’s Frank Daller and Brian Harrington were a world away from each other. Despite this, they had seemingly simultaneous...
Carolyn Marie Florey
April 28, 2014
We traveled down a bumpy, dirt road in the rural areas of West Bengal towards a village called Bolpur. Three hours after leaving Kolkata, the car...
Aleem Walji
April 22, 2014
During the last three years, the Development Marketplace program (call it DM 2.0) has been testing a new approach in nine of India’s low income...
Drew von Glahn
April 2, 2014
On a warm Friday afternoon in the slums of Madhukam, in the heart of Ranchi, India, a middle-aged man arrived at a public water station with two...
Blythe Nicole Kladney
March 25, 2014
For 15 years the World Bank Group’s Development Marketplace (DM) has identified innovative social entrepreneurs who tackle service delivery...
Ranya Abdel Baki
March 20, 2014
In Egypt, the social enterprise movement has gained momentum in the years since the January 25, 2011 revolution.
Otaviano Canuto
March 12, 2014
The role of asset bubbles as an unsustainable pillar of pre-2007 world economic growth has been widely recognized.
Otaviano Canuto
March 6, 2014
Policy makers in the advanced economies at the core of the global financial crisis can make the claim that they prevented a new “Great Depression...
Natalia Agapitova
February 20, 2014
In a lecture hosted by the World Bank in Washington, DC on February 19, former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright highlighted that the...