Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change
Charting Change

Inclusive Economies

Mukuru rising

How a new designation could transform the Nairobi slum and help end the “poverty penalty” its residents face

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Giving artisans access

How Artisan Hub is helping connect traditional craftspeople in developing countries to new and potentially lucrative foreign markets

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Constructive connections in Costa Rica

How the WeConnect International program helped Madelaine Artavia Sotela grow her construction company.

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Rethinking El Salvador’s public transit trouble

Riding a public bus in the Central American country can be a treacherous and even deadly experience. But a local think tank is using its newfound ability to conduct detailed on-the-ground research to help transform a system relied upon by millions.

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The high cost of cheap clothes

Four years after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory killed more than 1,000 people in Bangladesh, a Dhaka-based think tank continues to push for wholesale changes to one of the country’s most important industries

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Maternal health enters the information age in Peru

How the Wawared project is using technology to collect and share health data that will improve the lives of women and, perhaps eventually, everyone in the nation

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Building better borders in Latin America

Illegal trading and the violence that can accompany it is a scourge along Latin America’s borders, but researchers from across the region are working together to find ways to combat the problem

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Greening South America, one business at a time

A look at how small and medium-sized businesses on the continent are starting to play a bigger role in environmental sustainability

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Determining women’s destiny

How evaluating an educational program that helps women in India empower themselves could help ensure its future

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Safe delivery

How one organization is using the law to improve maternal and child health in Uganda

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