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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.
First of all, there is no way on earth that the title and the subsequent story of the blue sweater encounter is remotely true. Quite a gimmick. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Honest Grader
For ppl who wish to start somewhere... This is a good beginning! An intro into what skills are needed for changing mindsets to create lasting social solutions...Published 13 days ago by Aravind
I love this book. It has been an inspiration to my work and life as well as a gateway to similar books suggested at the end. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Susie McGuire
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 5 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 5 months ago by trin carl