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The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

4 February 2011

Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

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Two columns on microconsignment, a new variation on microcredit that helps poor people living in developing countries - particularly women in rural villages - start small social businesses without taking on debt or re...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

31 January 2011

Nebaj, Guatemala

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Microcredit can get people into debt when used poorly. A company in Guatemala is giving products to poor entrepreneurs on consignment and then charging a commission upon sale and in this way removing the entrepreneurs...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

14 January 2011

Tamkuha, Bihar, India

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A follow-up article on Husk Power Systems, which has created a scalable system to turn rice husks into electricity that is reliable, eco-friendly and affordable for families in India. The company bases their business ...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

25 October 2010

Managua, Managua, Nicaragua

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The non-profit RootCaptital created a lending initiative in Mexico which helps mid-size rural farmers gain access to capital, skills, and consumer markets from which they would otherwise be excluded.

The New York Times

David Bornstein

Tina Rosenberg

18 October 2010

Maseru, Lesotho

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In a mountainous region of Lesotho, a man named Tsepo Kotelo visits 20 villages every week on his new motorcycle to provide health care to local villagers. The Elton John AIDS Foundation gifted the motorcycles to Kote...

Science in Society

Sam Burcher

8 May 2009

Mastala, Kusungu District, Malawi

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A bright young man named William took it upon himself to bring electricity to his small, rural village in Malawi, despite having few resources at his disposal. William invented a windmill using recycled materials, an...

The Spokesman-Review

Nafeesa Syeed

14 January 2007

Anita, Iowa, United States

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Anita, Iowa faced many of the same challenges as other small towns when the last local grocer closed amid competition with large chains like Costco and Walmart. But when its residents realized the value of a local "mo...

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