Global Envision: exploring market-driven solutions to poverty
The world's poorest have long struggled to borrow. Now, an alternative microfinance model is also making it easier for poor people to save.
Malnutrition, which prevents children from reaching their physical and intellectual potential, is falling. The most significant cause? It's becoming a politically important issue in its own right.
The following post is from One Table, a Mercy Corps campaign to fight world hunger by investing in the world's women.
Ever heard of the Great Green Wall?
Concerns about the rapid southern spread of the Sahara desert have prompted African nations to build a wall – out of trees.
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