How to change your world by Osemeka Anthony

How to change your world

byOsemeka Anthony

Kobo ebook | September 30, 2010

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Essay from the year 2009 in the subject Psychology - Miscellaneous, grade: A, Atlantic International University, course: Master degree Program, language: English, abstract: What business entrepreneurs are to the economy, social entrepreneurs are to social change. They are the driven, creative individuals who question the status quo, exploit new opportunities, refuse to give up-and remake the world for the better. David Bornstein tells the awesome stories of these remarkable individuals of which many are in the United States, others in countries from Brazil to Hungary, providing an In Search of Excellence for the social sector. In America, one man, J.B. Schramm, has helped thousands of low-income high school students get into college. In South Africa, one woman, Veronica Khosa, developed a home-based care model for AIDS patients that changed government health policy. In Brazil, Fabio Rosa helped bring electricity to hundreds of thousands of remote rural residents. Another American, James Grant, is credited with saving 25 million lives by leading and 'marketing' a global campaign for immunization. Yet another, Bill Drayton, created a pioneering foundation, Ashoka, that has funded and supported these social entrepreneurs and over a thousand like them, leveraging the power of their ideas across the globe. These extraordinary stories highlight a massive transformation that is going largely unreported by the media, around the world. The fastest-growing segment of society is the nonprofit sector, as millions of ordinary people,social entrepreneurs are increasingly stepping in to solve the problems where governments and bureaucracies have failed. How to Change the World shows, as its title suggests, that with determination and innovation, even a single person can make a surprising difference. For anyone seeking to make a positive mark on the world, this will be both an inspiring and an invaluable book. It will change the way you see the world.

Title:How to change your worldFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 30, 2010Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3640713958

ISBN - 13:9783640713950

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