Jacqueline Novogratz: Tackling Poverty with "patient Capita

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Uploaded on August 14, 2007 by TEDtalksDirector Powered by YouTube

http://www.ted.com - Jacqueline Novogratz is pioneering new ways of tackling poverty. In her view, traditional charity rarely delivers lasting results. Her solution, outlined here through a series of revealing personal stories, is "patient capital": support for "bottom of the pyramid" businesses which the commercial market alone couldn't provide. The result: sustainable jobs, goods, services -- and dignity -- for the world's poorest.

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Ted, Tedtalks, Poverty, Africa, Development, People & Stories
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