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The Power of Impact Investing and the Global Water Crisis
Matt Damon and Gary White

It is 2018, and 2.4 billion people globally still lack access to safe water or a basic toilet. Co-founders of Water.org Matt Damon and Gary White are passionate about impact investing to approach the world’s largest challenges. Together they have created WaterEquity– the first impact…

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Gender Inequality Is Restricting Economic Growth
Global Citizen

A new report by McKinsey Global Institute shows that Asian-Pacific countries could grow their economies by $4.5 trillion by 2025 — but an extremely high gender gap holds them back. The McKinsey Global Institute urged policy makers to boost the number women in the workforce,…

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Support for Gender Equality in Agriculture is on the Rise
Opportunity International

While half of Africa’s farmers are female, women often have consistently lower access than men to land, livestock, financial services and technology. Opportunity International has been working to better understand how to empower these incredible women and lessen the gender gap. Learn More

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Paving the Way for Opportunity – Spring 2018 Global Report
Opportunity International

This past year, Opportunity International has worked with individuals around the world by providing investing training sessions so they can learn to provide for their futures and families. The full global report includes an expansive outline of total financial findings, educational service development and more….

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Widespread Global Challenges May Be More Interconnected Than You Think
United Nations Foundation

While we often look at vast global issues such as health, conflict, environment and finance as challenges to be tackled separately, perhaps a more holistic understanding should be considered. The United Nations Foundation has crafted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with efforts to fill gaps across…

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Agricultural Entrepreneurs Help to Rebuild the Island of Leyte
Red Cross

Thanks to generous donations received, the Red Cross has been able to help victims far past the emergency phase to build back a safer community. On the island of Leyte in the Philippines, entrepreneur Adelina has rebuilt her farm from the last powerful typhoon, and…

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