Saturday, 23 November 2013

Poverty, money -- and love


Following on from this post: How to Buy Happiness, here is a practical application ...


What do you think of people in poverty? Maybe what Jessica Jackley once did: "they" need "our" help, in the form of a few coins in a jar. The co-founder of Kiva.org talks about how her attitude changed -- and how her work with microloans has brought new power to people who live on a few dollars a day. Jessica Jackley is the co-founder of Kiva.org, an online community that helps individuals loan small amounts of money, called microloans, to entrepreneurs throughout the world.

After watching this 18 minute video you can find out more here : www.kiva.org