Tag Archives: developing countries

Melinda Gates: Why Poverty is Sexist

By Melinda Gates, Co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation [1] Women and girls are more likely to be impoverished, less likely to get an education and more likely to suffer bad health. And when they’re born into poverty, … Continue reading

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Why Is Playground Equipment Important in Developing Countries?

In 2014, my friends, colleagues, family, and I have installed playground equipment in Ecuador, Peru, Ethiopia, Uganda, Cambodia, and the Navajo Nation.  In the last 6 years in Uganda alone, we have installed swing sets and other playground equipment at … Continue reading

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3-D Printing Can Help Alleviate Poverty

This blog has consistently hyped technology as one of the most promising solutions to the problem of poverty.  However, there is one technology whose potential I have previously failed to recognize:  3-D Printing. With a 3-D printer, an operator plugs … Continue reading

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LDS Official Says “Be Agents of Action” in Developing Countries

By Elder Robert C. Gay, First Quorum of the Seventy [1] Years ago some of my associates and I began partnerships that extended loans to impoverished people in India.  One of the first women we loaned money to built a … Continue reading

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