GOOD HOUSEKEEPING: ENSURING THE BASIS FOR SUSTAINED POVERTY REDUCTION
- STILL A LONG WAY TO GO FOR THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI DELTA. Gnuschke, John E.; Hyland, Stanley; Wallace, Jeffrey; Smith, Stephen // Journal of Health & Human Services Administration;Jun2008, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p72
It is difficult to separate the demographic, social, and economic changes that have occurred in the Delta. The complex fabric that forms the Delta cannot be broken into parts for simple analysis. Healthcare issues cannot be separated from economic issues, and neither of these issues can be...
- ASK THE EXPERTS. Edwards, Michael; Cordes, Ron; Yasgur, Stuart; Bouri, Amit // Americas Quarterly;Fall2011, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p95
The article presents answers to a question on whether impact investment can be an effective tool to reduce poverty.
- GOLDEN RULES OF ETHICAL INVESTING. Caperonis, Daphna // Natural Health;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p73
Offers advice from top ethical investing experts on how to be smart about one's money and create positive social change at the same time. Need for clarifying one's financial goals; Importance of choosing socially responsible investments called screens; Value of diversifyng investments in mutual...
- Cape Town African poor: An assessment of poverty manifestations and impact. De Swardt, Cobus; Theron, Francois // Africanus;2007, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p21
The article explains the manifestations and the impact of urban poverty in Cape Town, South Africa. It highlights the challenges of poverty by focusing on the segregated nature of the city. It also challenges the current understanding of urban poverty and explains the link between jobs, money,...
- IMPACT INVESTING. // Americas Quarterly;Fall2011, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p64
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the future of impact investment, India's microfinance sector, and whether impact investment is an effective tool to reduce poverty.
- Â£33m for projects to tackle poverty. // Public Finance;Mar2014, Issue 3, p17
The article reports that Irish First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuiness have announced that Â£33 million of the Â£80 million Social Investment Fund of Northern Ireland will be invested in projects that will address poverty and deprivation.
- Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory? Morais, Lecio; Soad-Fliho, Alfredo // Capital & Class;Autumn2003, Vol. 27 Issue 81, p17
This article explains the context of Lula's election for the Brazilian presidency, and the scope for progressive economic and social change in the country. We argue that although the ruling coalition is on the political left, the new administration is not, and it will face grave difficulties to...
- Child poverty target 'in doubt'. Read, Julie // Public Finance;12/14/2007, p14
The article reports on the release of two reports that cast doubt on the ability of the British government's ability to meet its child poverty target. The government plans to reduce child poverty by half by 2010. The Treasury Select Committee has expressed its concern that the government's...
- Investing from the Heart. // Progressive;Oct85, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p46
Features 'Guide to Investing in Social Change,' edited by Susan Meeker-Lowry, a compilation of lists and tips that can help individuals choose socially responsible investments. Description of the Local Exchange Trading Systems of Courtenay, British Columbia.