Give Work

by Leila Janah

Give Work

  • ISBN-13: 9780735211896
  • Author(s): Leila Janah
  • Subject: Business & management
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Portfolio
  • Publication Date: 26-09-2017
  • Format: h/b

Availability: In stock

£22.99
Want to end poverty for good? Entrepreneur and Samasource founder Leila Janah has the solution-give work, not aid.   An audacious, inspiring, and practical book. Leila shows how it's possible to build a successful business that lifts people out of poverty-not by giving them money but by giving them work. It's required reading for anyone who's passionate about solving real problems. -Adam Grant, author of Give and Take and Originals   Despite trillions of dollars in Western aid, 2.8 billion people worldwide still struggle in abject poverty. Yet the world's richest countries continue to send money-mostly to governments-targeting the symptoms, rather than the root causes of poverty. We need a better solution. In Give Work, Leila Janah offers a much-needed solution to solving poverty: incentivize everyone from entrepreneurs to big companies to give dignified, steady, fair-wage work to low-income people. Her social business, Samasource, connects people living below the poverty line-on roug
About the book

Want to end poverty for good? Entrepreneur and Samasource founder Leila Janah has the solution-give work, not aid.   An audacious, inspiring, and practical book. Leila shows how it's possible to build a successful business that lifts people out of poverty-not by giving them money but by giving them work. It's required reading for anyone who's passionate about solving real problems. -Adam Grant, author of Give and Take and Originals   Despite trillions of dollars in Western aid, 2.8 billion people worldwide still struggle in abject poverty. Yet the world's richest countries continue to send money-mostly to governments-targeting the symptoms, rather than the root causes of poverty. We need a better solution. In Give Work, Leila Janah offers a much-needed solution to solving poverty: incentivize everyone from entrepreneurs to big companies to give dignified, steady, fair-wage work to low-income people. Her social business, Samasource, connects people living below the poverty line-on roug