Latest Social economy Stories

2012-04-01 23:00:46

Company Adds Ewen Sturgeon and Wilhelmina Waldman to Advisory Board & Launches New Home Page New York, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2012 WebThriftStore.com, the first online thrift store platform for charities, was the winner at Thursday´s Silicon Alley Battlefield (SAB). The SAB Series is a project developed by NY Entrepreneurs Business Network (NYEBN) that brings VCs, angel investors, startups and tech enthusiasts together to share knowledge and build connections. WebThriftStore was one...

2012-03-21 14:10:32

New Study Reveals Wide Variance in Results from Thai Million Baht Village Fund 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. The Thai Million Baht Village Fund is one of the largest government microfinance initiatives of its...

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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.