The poor don’t need to learn to fish, they need access to the pond

  When my wife and I made the decision to move our family to a country with a high poverty level, we did so with little insight into the complicated lives of those in poverty. I believed that people living in underdeveloped economies had a lack of expertise or talent. As we were preparing to […]

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Challenges for Microenterprise: The Informal Economy

Chances are, no matter where you are, you are very close to some form of microenterprise. In the U.S., microenterprises are home based businesses and services. Millions of people support their families or supplement their income operating these types of businesses. In countries around the globe, microenterprises operate from vibrant booths in street markets,  from […]

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