By Betsy Teutsch
100 less than $100: 100 instruments for Empowering international Women is a complete examine potent, inexpensive strategies for supporting ladies within the international South out of poverty. so much books in this topic specialize in one challenge and one resolution; writer Betsy Teutsch as a substitute spreads her internet extensive, sharing 100 winning, confirmed paths out of poverty in 11 varied sectors—including tech, public wellbeing and fitness, legislation, finance, and more—in a visually notable publication filled with photographs of shiny, robust ladies farmers, overall healthiness practitioners, marketers, and humanitarian tech stars doing intriguing, state-of-the-art paintings. Eye-opening and compelling, a hundred lower than $100 is an obtainable access aspect for globally-attuned readers enthusiastic about utilizing a huge variety of instruments to empower girls and aid alleviate poverty within the constructing international.
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Social businesses launched by idealistic entrepreneurs strive to do well by doing good. Like strictly commercial ventures, they focus on their bottom lines and customers’ needs and behaviors, but they also seek to improve customers’ lives; they generally set eco-sustainability goals as well. Some strive for a triple bottom line: people, profits, and planet. Some social businesses are hybrid organizations, with both a for-profit sales division and a nonprofit entity to which supporters of their mission can donate, subsidizing them while they strive to become economically sustainable.
Because microfranchises are connected to commercial supply chains, their vendors are often better stocked with basic medications than clinics or hospitals. With modest training, cumulative on-the-ground experience, and one-on-one relationships with their customers, they are effective providers of basic health information and tools to end users. And yes, they even make house calls! How Can Tools Be Combined for More Impact? Common sense suggests that multiple tools are better than one. Some of the 100 tools pair logically, multiplying their impact, such as these examples: Improved cookstoves (#50) can use fuel briquettes formatted to fit them (#32, #33).
100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women by Betsy Teutsch