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Solve Poverty? First Understand the Poor

People wait on the subway platform

How well do nonprofits understand the poor they’re trying to help? And how well do they preserve dignity while offering that help? These issues are front and center in a recent article by Martin Morse Wooster in Philanthropy Daily. In “Back Row America: The Fascinating Work of Chris  »  Read More

Gratitude Born of Poverty

My mother is 87 years old.  She grew up during World War II—in Japan. During the war, she had to run through the street of Japan to find the nearest bomb shelters.  They had their house burn down during the war.  As a result, all of her family heirlooms are gone.  She doesn’t have a photo  »  Read More

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