How one new company brought hope to one of the world's poorest countries

Posted on April 2, 2005 - 10:44pm :: Good News | ISD-Societal Change | Institutional
By Marco Visscher January 2005 | Ode Magazine, Issue: 22 TF! Editorial Comment: For years, the State has been viewed as the primary motor for poverty eradication. The emergence of civil society--and now belatedly, business--is slowly changing the development landscape. In the article below, a business model that provides telecommunication solutions to the poorest communities in Bangladesh is not only finding economic success, but is stimulating social development as well.