Books tagged: international development

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Poverty and Promise: One Volunteer's Experience of Kenya
By Cindi Brown
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,080. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Author Cindi Brown sold everything to volunteer in Africa. With only her skills and desire to assist others, Brown hit Kenya hard... and then Kenya hit back. Follow Brown's setbacks and victories while getting an insider's view of Barack Obama's Luo homeland, polygamy, cycling past Cape Buffalo, floating past hippos, Sikh weddings, and Luo burials. Book proceeds train Africa's future leaders.
Social Entrepreneurs Speak: Essays, Articles, and Interviews on Social Entrepreneurship
By Rachel Signer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
What is social entrepreneurship and what can we learn from it? In this collection of interviews, profiles, and articles, compiled from Rachel Signer's work as a reporter and essayist for the website Dowser.org, we have a wealth of case studies. Signer's writings lend voice to the social entrepreneurs and innovators who are attempting to mitigate the world’s “wicked problems.”
Shut Up & Give?
By Chad Jordan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
We can no longer just shut up and give. If we want to see poverty wiped out, we have to start questioning our approach. We can no longer keep supporting the same projects year in and year out without examining the results. They’re not creating sustained change. This is a journey around the world to discover sustainable solutions to global poverty.