Handouts are not going to end global poverty, but work - real work - just might.

— Leila Janah

The most fantastic Leila Janah quotes that are glad to read

Don’t underestimate the ripple effect of what you do. These kinds of actionshave toppled empires.


Time and again we’ve seen that reducing poverty comes down to economic opportunity-not just connecting the poor to services like banking, but ensuring they can be producers on fair terms in the global economy.


You can use principles of the free market to drive social change.


The best way to end poverty is to simply give people work, which isn't considered 'sexy' among donors who want to fund a preschool or cure a disease.


Talent is equally distributed but opportunity is not.


The greatest challenge of the next 50 years, I believe, will be to create dignified work for everyone... not through handouts and charity, but through market forces.