On Overhead and Ethical High Horses

On Overhead and Ethical High Horses

Dan Pallotta's Harvard Business Review blog posted this week turns conflict of interest on its head. Pallotta, author of the book Uncharitable,...

It's Expensive Being Poor

It's Expensive Being Poor

Photo by Geoff Bugbee Poverty costs. The question is, how much? How much does it cost for a woman to walk a mile for water? How much does it...

Making a Difference: Kale Seagraves

Making a Difference: Kale Seagraves

About a year ago, I began following Poverty News Blog that covers issues ranging from Indonesian women migrating to other countries for work to...

The Walk for Water

The Walk for Water

Video by Geoff Oliver Bugbee Fatou Dione walks in oven-hot wind churning with dust to fetch water for her husband and four children. It’s...

Measuring the Fight Against Poverty

Measuring the Fight Against Poverty

Photo courtesy betterplace.org The May 17 edition of the New Yorker profiles Esther Duflo, an M.I.T. professor of development economics who...

The Money Man of Fandene

The Money Man of Fandene

Photos by Geoff Oliver Bugbee Thirty-year-old Clarice Tine has biceps Madonna would die for, plus she’s got her hands on the money. Tine...

Dil Maya Learns to Read

Dil Maya Learns to Read

Our Nepal-based communications officer Puja Singh sends this video from the field. During a recent visit to Nepal's Chitwan District, Heifer...

Crop Mob

Crop Mob

Volunteers help build a chicken coop at Felder Farm in Little Rock, AR The idea of crops mobs has been getting some press lately (most notably in...