Month: February 2018

The Business Solution to Poverty

February 25, 2018

The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers by Paul Polak, Mal Warwick  Last week our blog focused on the book Out of Poverty by Paul Polak. This week’s focus is on the follow up. Goodreads Summary Right now the number of people living on $2 a day or less is…

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Out of Poverty

February 18, 2018

Out of Poverty by Paul Polak (2008) Although already ten years old, Polak’s ideas stay strong as the author offers entrepreneurial solutions to poverty in Asia and Africa. Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail Paul Polak 240 pages (Berrett-Koehler, 2008) Goodreads Summary: Based on his 25 years of experience, Polak explodes what…

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ROC It Forward in Karagwe – Site Visit 2018

February 12, 2018

Team ETI returned from Karagwe on Feb 6 and hit the ground running. If you followed the ETI website, the ETI Travelblog, ETI’s Facebook or Twitter while Team ETI was in Karagwe, Tanzania, then you already know we are working on the Rural Opportunity Centers (ROCs). If you are a new reader – Karibu sana! Welcome!…

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