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Jacqueline Novogratz and her book The Blue Sweater are both amazing!
This book is really all about how to help people learn how to fish so that they can eat for a lifetime, rather than giving them a fish so they can eat for a day.
In the later part of the book Novogratz details the Acumen Fund's investments in India, Pakistan and Africa.
A great aggregation of experiences that prove that all people yearn to be successful. Proof for the metaphor 'teach a person to fish'
Practical enlightenment for the... Read more
I enjoyed reading this book. Very informative on project funding by philanthropic organisations, insight into how the finances can be used effectively to make a difference in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jaya
After reading the Blue Sweater, I do feel as though I might as well be one of the laziest people in the course of this year. Read morePublished 3 months ago by trin carl
I am in the beginnings of starting a small home-run business to support organizations spreading hope. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Brian Wolfcale
The book is very interesting. But I would have liked to know more about her personal life. How she accomplished all she did and managed personal relationships, marriage, family,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Wilma Chambers
Very moving book; some of the story lines didn't exactly jive in my mind. But overall a good read.Published 4 months ago by Lynette LeDoux
Wonderful book. I would love to sit down and have a conversation with Jacqueline Novogratz. She writes intelligently, and her moxie is apparent in the book. Recommend!Published 5 months ago by happy reader