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Economic Opportunity

Root Capital Proves "Rural Collectives Make Safe and Profitable Borrowers"

March 13th, 2015

Root's business is lending to the owners of small farms in poor countries. An estimated 450m of these smallholdings exist worldwide, typically providing a subsistence-at-best income for more than 2 billion of the poorest people on the planet.
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Food and Furniture: How Health Leads Helped One Woman with Basic Needs (an NPR Story)

March 12th, 2015

Health Leads bridges the gap between medicine and social work, equipping clinics with volunteers and family help desks, so that primary care doctors can prescribe not only medicines, but also services such as food, fuel, and housing assistance, and patients can get help to support their healing and long term health.
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"Stand with Sanju" is a Top 5 Winner in the GlobalGiving Video Contest

March 9th, 2015

"We had more than 60 amazing video submissions and a very tough job of choosing just a handful of winners."
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Belgian Parliament Adopts Resolution Urging Government to Prioritize Child Marriage

March 6th, 2015

The resolution calls on the Belgian government to address child marriage as part of its development and cooperation policy.
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Jeff Skoll to Receive Arbuckle Award at Stanford Tonight

March 5th, 2015

The Ernest C. Arbuckle Award recognizes excellence in the field of management leadership. 
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