TITLE

Fame and Famine

AUTHOR(S)
Ferguson, Tim
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;6/22/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 11, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the charitable efforts of author Dambisa Moyo and Jacqueline Novogratz who led Acumen Fund. It states that Moyo has focused her charitable efforts through publishing her book "Dead Aid" which tackles solutions for the social problems of Africa. Novogratz focuses her efforts by leading the Acumen Fund, which invests in the future wealth of poor entrepreneurs.
ACCESSION #
43100083

 

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