Help nurture entrepreneurs in poor countries

Erick Schonfeld at TechCrunch blogged about a great way to help eliminate poverty – by providing microloans to entrepreneurs in small countries. Helping people help themselves is a great way to give aid.

Anything from $20 to $350 can help someone start their own business in Karachi, Kabul or Kirkut. Read more here.

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  1. Allan said,

    October 16, 2008 @ 2:57 am

    My friend’s high school age daughter is starting her investing career off by making loans to third world entrepreneurs through Kiva. She’s learning a ton and a few of her borrowers have successfully launched their small businesses.

  2. Jake said,

    October 16, 2008 @ 8:44 am

    Thanks Allan – it’s great to hear of success stories! Here is the Kiva website.

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