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2012-03-21 14:10:32

Large-scale microfinance programs are widely used as a tool to fight poverty in developing countries, but a recent study from the Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty suggests that they can have varying results for participants and may be the most cost-effective use of funds only in limited situations.

2012-02-26 08:00:00

Across the globe, several charities are finding Helpcup easy to use. Raising $2500 in the Successful Human Movement alone, Helpcup has become the newest trend in charitable donations.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.