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Market-Based Solutions: Getting them to Scale

Harvey Koh 4 April 2014

In Tanzania, the number of active users in the mobile money industry grew from just 170,000 in 2009 to over nine million by 2013. The Kenya Tea Development Agency – which is wholly owned by …

Market-Based Solutions: What’s holding them back?

Harvey Koh 3 April 2014

In our previous blog post, we discussed how market-based solutions to poverty, which could have potentially transformative benefits, were proliferating in number yet failing to achieve scale. Click here to read part 1 of the …

Market-Based Solutions: The Unfulfilled Promise

Harvey Koh 2 April 2014

Half the world lives on less than $2.50 a day. That’s over three billion people. Nearly a billion of them entered the 21st century unable to read a book or sign their names. Over a …