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A social visionary ahead of his time: maybe we ought to catch up?

November 19, 2011


“I went to a very elitist, snobbish, expensive education in India and that almost destroyed me.” With these words social entrepreneur Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy opens his very inspiring TED talk, giving us a little peek into the remarkable work he has accomplished over the last decades for the poor in India and later also Africa. […]

Efficiency in giving: video with CEO of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

November 8, 2011


Financial Times: “Jeff Raikes, the chief executive of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, tells the FT’s Alan Rappeport that increased volatility in private philanthropy giving has focused his foundation’s attention on efficiency in giving”: See what Jeff Raikes has to say on efficient giving and increased impact here. The essential question is, how do […]