Topic: Acumen Fund
These women don't hand out aid. They're creating innovative new ways for women – and men – to lift themselves out of poverty.
Greg Mortenson appears to have made some significant missteps. But further vilification doesn't help him or those who do similar work. Instead, we should look at what this case reveals about the state of fundraising, philanthropy, and the culture of “do gooder celebrity.”
e-giving spurs new practices, donors. But biggest 'giving' is migrant workers' remittances.