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Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor (more)

What Have We Learned About Fighting Poverty?

Featuring Asif Saleh, Dean Karlan, Kevin Starr, & Eric Nee 4

Three experts talk about their organizations' experiences tackling poverty, in a panel moderated by SSIR managing editor Eric Nee.

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Education in Afghanistan

After developing a new building technique, the nonprofit ARZU Studio Hope used the technique to build a preschool in Afghanistan as part of its mission to support education for women and children.

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A Profitable Nonprofit

Connie Duckworth, founder and CEO of ARZU Studio Hope, discusses her goals for the organization and her intention to run ARZU as a “profitable nonprofit.”