Nourishing America

In a recently popular documentary, Rosie, a 5th-grader from a small town in Colorado, describes how she often goes to bed with an empty pit in her stomach. Sometimes the hunger is so bad that she can’t concentrate in school. Her mother work...

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When SueAnne Bassett learned that she had stage four cervical cancer eight years ago, her doctors gave her a 20 percent chance that she would live five years, and that was with full-blown chemo and radiation treatment. Then she learned abou...

Peer Lending and the Problem of Credit

This article is reprinted with permission from The Philanthropic Enterprise and its Trends in Social Innovation project.  Eleven years ago, Bruno Rivas left Mexico City to make a better living for his family in San Francisco. He landed a jo...