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Jacqueline Novogratz:
Jacqueline Novogratz over ontsnappen aan armoede

TED2009 · 7:30 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Jacqueline Novogratz vertelt een boeiend verhaal over een ontmoeting, in een sloppenwijk bij Nairobi, met Jane, een voormalig prostituee, wier dromen over ontsnappen aan de armoede, over het worden van een dokter en trouwen op een onverwachte wijze uitkomen.

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Jacqueline Novogratz founded and leads Acumen, a nonprofit that takes a businesslike approach to improving the lives of the poor. In her book "The Blue Sweater" she tells stories from the philanthropy, which emphasizes sustainable bottom-up solutions over traditional top-down aid. Full bio
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