Social Motives, Generosity, and Africa – Top Picks of the Microfinance Blogosphere

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This edition of Top Picks includes topics on the social motives of microfinanciers, the affect of generosity in developing communities, and the transformation of Africa. These posts offer a look into some of the very interesting discussions that are occurring outside of the Center.

  • How does generosity factor into academic excellence and poverty reduction? A new post, “Our Experiments with Generosity“, at Acumen Fund, discusses the importance of generosity in the context of the Teach for India movement.
  • A new post, “Five reasons why Kenya and Africa should take off“, on the World Bank blog Africa Can…End Poverty, highlights several major reasons that will escalate Africa’s growth and emergence into the world economy. Topics include demographics, geography, and education.

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