“I want my children to be able to go to school. I don't want them to suffer like me.” Little by little this dream disappears as a piece of sugar, as water that runs through your hands. The...

Quentin Wodon |

Can prepaid systems become an instrument to improve access and quality of water services to poor people in African cities and towns? Or does prepayment deny poor people more access to water? Do...

Chris Heymans, Kathy Eales |

In line with the World Bank’s overarching new goals to decrease extreme poverty to 3 % of the world's population by 2030 and to raise the income of the bottom 40% in every country, what can...

Julie Babinard |

Recently planted avocado trees in the Alto Laran district, in Peru. A five hours’ drive south of Lima lays the coastal provinces of Chincha. If one heads inland into the deserted mountains that...

Maria Margarita Nunez |

The expansion of household surveys in Africa can now show us the number of poor people in most countries in the region. This data is a powerful tool for understanding the challenges of poverty...

Kathleen Beegle |

Photo : Jim Yong Kim aux côtés du père Jack au Pérou À 22 ans, ma vie était un peu difficile. Cela faisait tout juste deux mois que j'étais rentré en première année à la Harvard Medical...

Jim Yong Kim |

Foto: Jim Yong Kim con el padre Jack en Perú. Cuando cumplí 22 años, tuve algunas dificultades. Llevaba apenas dos meses en mi primer año en la Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad de Harvard....

Jim Yong Kim |

 جيم يونغ كيم مع الأب جاك في بيرو هذه التدوينة جزء من سلسلة تدوينات يشركنا فيها ذوو التأثير فيما تعلموه من دروس في شبابهم. اضغط هنا لقراءة كل هذه القصص (e). عندما بلغت الثانية والعشرين، واجهت بعض...

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |

Photo: Jim Yong Kim with Father Jack in Peru When I turned 22, I was struggling a bit. I was just two months into my first year at Harvard Medical School, and I had gone from an undergraduate...

Jim Yong Kim |

Parece que todo el mundo está hablando de la desigualdad (i) en estos días y yo, por mi parte, estoy contenta de ver que este tema está siendo destacado durante los debates sobre el desarrollo....

Ana Revenga |