poverty

This tag is associated with 3 posts

The First Post

What is a good life? How we live, and perhaps more importantly, how well we live are issues we think about constantly. If you are reading this post, chances are you live comfortably enough to be able to think about your future – your life in the coming months, even years. But many among us [...]

On Tackling Poverty by Fairoz Ahmad

“If we stop thinking of the poor as victims or as a burden and start recognizing them as resilient and creative entrepreneurs and value conscious consumers, a whole new world of opportunity will open up.” – C.K. Prahalad, The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid Laying the Foundations for Growth Over the past one [...]

Rethinking Youth-Led Development Projects by Fairoz Ahmad

Standing on the Curve: Unequal Development World economic development has reached an inflection point. We are standing uncertainly at a point on the curve where parts of the globe that used to be called the ‘third world’ will now power the global economy. But deep structural problems still remain in huge swathes of the emerging [...]