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.
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.”
To really make a difference in tackling inequality, we need coordination on a range of policy issues, from housing and transportation to jobs and education.
The spread of affordable housing impact statements offers US cities hope for more equitable development.
A social enterprise in Myanmar uses design thinking to create products that reflect an up-close view of what small-plot farmers need.
A new facility in Portland, Ore., aims to solve critical infrastructure problems that thwart the growth of midsize farms and ranches.
In a hybrid organization, the trade-offs between social and commercial goals are real—and they require careful management.
A range of strategies and tools can help people in poor neighborhoods make the economic, political, and social connections they need for success.
An innovative digital currency could help harness and unleash more private capital to alleviate poverty, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.