2 billion people around the world are still unbanked according to recent estimates published by World Bank. This is about 38% of adults worldwide mostly in Asia and Sub Saharan Africa and the majority of the unbanked population are women. Continue reading “Social Impact: Financial Inclusion”
I always wanted to write a mother of all reports on international development focussed on social impact in terms of poverty eradication. However, job search took a lot of time, I hope to write something soon which captures themes and trends emerging in social impact space.
I am starting a separate series on Nudging and Framing. In this series, we will see how people can nudge you or frame your words out of context.
This article discusses investment philosophy of endowment funds especially super endowment funds like Yale and Harvard. Continue reading “Alternatives: Investment Style of Yale and Harvard Endowment Funds”
The nonprofit sector in the US is very fragmented. GuideStar estimates as of July 2015, more than 1.5 million nonprofits were registered with the IRS as tax-exempt, not including 6000 nonprofits not registered with IRS which are included in GuideStar database. Continue reading “Nonprofits and new age philanthropy…Dawn of an era”
I came across this piece of information while I was reading the report on Catalytic Philanthropy by Mark R. Kramer and this article is derivative of the mentioned report. The article stunned me about the social impact brought about by Thomas Siebel whose foresight, tenacity and wisdom are instrumental in bringing about a paramount change in the lives of substance abuse in the United States especially teenagers. It is dedicated to youth around the world especially in America, to Thomas Siebel for his wisdom and compassion for identifying the problem and launching Project Meth. Finally, to millions of parents, friends around the world who lost someone close to them to substance abuse. Continue reading “Catalytic Philanthropy…Siebel and Project Meth…”
Over the next few weeks, I would be writing round the clock. I will try to publish as many articles as I can. I got so caught up with the job search that I could not write and I am really passionate about writing. Keep reading…