We’ve been saying for years that the answer is not charity, the answer is not government, education, religion, or any single solution. The answer is building sustainable economies of which these things are a part!
[pullquote align=”right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”50%”]”To take people out of poverty, and to put them in a better economy, is very good for the society, for the economy, for the country, and for business!” – Carlos Slim Helu. [/pullquote]
Here’s someone who agrees with us on the value of social enterprise, and is fighting the war against poverty by setting up libraries, where impoverished children can lend, not just books, but entire laptops … for two weeks at at time!
Check it out. It’s an inspiring reminder that “filthy” and “rich” are not necessarily synonyms. Here is a great example of a man using his wealth for the benefit of all.
This is a man who is truly rich!