Foreign Aid, Social Enterprises, and Long-Term Growth

Foreign Aid, Social Enterprises, and Long-Term Growth

I wrote recently about the growing trend of using social enterprises as ladders out of poverty rather than relying on nonprofits and donations. For a multitude of reasons, social enterprises are becoming increasingly popular among both audiences with big hearts and...
Retirement in Roatan

Retirement in Roatan

Millennials and iGeneration kids aren’t the only ones who crave travel, exploration, and new experiences anymore — now, their parents want in on the action. Recently, more and more retirees have decided that getting a condo in Miami isn’t the right move for...
Nonprofits are good, but Social Enterprises are better

Nonprofits are good, but Social Enterprises are better

It’s not uncommon for big-hearted westerners to learn about problems in developing nations and immediately start making plans to form a nonprofit. Some want to collect donated items and send them to people in need, and others want to offer free services subsidized by...
Alternative Paths of Development

Alternative Paths of Development

The question of how to develop a nation or jurisdiction from poverty to first-world prosperity has been a point of rancorous debate in economics and political science for decades. The traditional method of development has, historically, been through a lengthy and...
Where There’s Demand, These Honduran Women Supply

Where There’s Demand, These Honduran Women Supply

Although Honduras is, on the whole, a wonderful country, a select few pockets of Honduras still struggle with poverty, homelessness, and hunger. A cooperative of indigenous women in one of these poor areas, Gualicince, saw the problem and found a creative way to...
Fast Facts about Honduras

Fast Facts about Honduras

The nation of Honduras, positioned right in the center of North and South America, boasts beautiful scenery and a vibrant culture that fuses elements of many other nations and peoples. Quick History: Prior to its inclusion in the Spanish empire, that region of central...