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

— Leila Janah

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

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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.

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

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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.

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Talent is equally distributed but opportunity is not.

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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.

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