People who live in what are commonly referred to as developed economies are sheltered from the harsh realities that characterise everyday life for billions of people across the planet. 361 more words
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Summary: The GiveDirectly charity gives money to the poor and asks for nothing in return. The Planet Money team takes a quick look at this strategy. 26 more words
Saturday 7th March 2015 16:30 HKT
Below are the less glamourous highlights not being washed through mainstream media, yet it’s these changes that will have more of an impact on people’s livelihoods. 4,824 more words
Tripling mobile Internet access over the next 15 years could make the developing world $22 trillion richer. Such improvement in the lives and earning potential of poor people could indirectly help with the other challenges; after all, more prosperous people tend to be healthier, better fed, and more highly educated.