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BBC World Service
Motives for investing: Profit or altruism?
What makes someone hand over their money to an entrepreneur with a germ of an idea? Is it all about speculating to accumulate - or are some driven for the sake of the greater good?
In this article, Arjuna Costa, Director of Investments at Omidyar Network, discusses the potential for sustainable social enterprises in Africa. The article features Omidyar Network-supported organization BRAC for its work leveraging the power of markets to provide economic empowerment to the poor.
Read the full article here.