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The author was commissioned to document the effectiveness of monies sent to educate severely impoverished communities in numerous (mainly Asian/African) countries. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Opens yoUr eyesto any otherpossibilities,both overseas and in the USPublished 7 months ago by dtuofp
Yes, this works for India. And other countries. But for one very important reason the ideas in this incredible book will never never fly in the USA. Read morePublished 10 months ago by MarkB.
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I thoroughly enjoyed this book and found its message to be extremely important. For too long we have mis-appropriated our aid money to the developing world. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
Perhaps we’re doing third world development all wrong.
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Excellent book showing what can be done by the poorest of people by doing their own thing when the statists of the world mess up, which they so often do.Published 14 months ago by Maurice Blumsohn