Social business, a new way to end poverty

Author: James Chan-Lee

August 16, 2017

Not withstanding decades of foreign aid, in 2016 1.2 billion persons still suffered from hunger, privation and ignorance. To escape the trap of ‘dead aid’, Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize 2006) and other idealists have created ‘social enterprises’ to help the poor escape poverty through dignity, social solidarity and fraternity. Despite the teachings of Plato [...]