By Betsy Teutsch
100 less than $100: 100 instruments for Empowering worldwide Women is a finished examine potent, inexpensive suggestions for assisting ladies within the international South out of poverty. such a lot books in this topic concentrate on one challenge and one resolution; writer Betsy Teutsch in its place spreads her web large, sharing 100 profitable, confirmed paths out of poverty in 11 diverse sectors—including tech, public healthiness, legislations, finance, and more—in a visually awesome ebook jam-packed with pictures of shiny, robust ladies farmers, future health practitioners, marketers, and humanitarian tech stars doing fascinating, state-of-the-art paintings. Eye-opening and compelling, a hundred below $100 is an obtainable access element for globally-attuned readers occupied with utilizing a vast diversity of instruments to empower girls and aid alleviate poverty within the constructing international.
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Schools are deputized to provide lunch (#8), calories that help students thrive. Schools also distribute micronutrient supplements (#7) and deworming meds (#10). Nutrient-rich SASHA sweet potato vines (#59) are given out as premiums at prenatal visits (#19), boosting the health of pregnant mothers, families’ older children, and fathers, too. Nonprofits can integrate services combining practices and tools from different sectors. Two such entities are profiled below, one in an urban slum setting, and the other serving rural subsistence farmers.
No air-polluting emissions; no fuel is consumed to boil water used to mix the formula or clean the bottles. No deforestation (no wood cut down for fuel to boil water). How to incentivize breastfeeding? Great Britain is providing low-income mothers who agree to breastfeed with food vouchers, essentially subsidizing the practice. Results of this experiment are not yet in, so stay tuned. org, a British NGO monitoring false and misleading formula advertising worldwide. They provide supporters with information about their campaigns to identify abuses and organize responses.
4. VACCINE DELIVERY Due to weak vaccination delivery systems, many of the world’s poorest children still die from preventable diseases. A coordinated global effort to raise vaccination rates is saving many lives. 5. UMBILICAL CORD TREATMENT Newborns are vulnerable to infections. A single 25 cent application of CHX gel on the umbilical cord stump can save a baby’s life. 6. TOOTH BRUSHING Tooth brushing—a cheap, low-tech intervention—helps reverse the pandemic of children’s tooth decay caused by over-consuming junk foods and sugared drinks.
100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women by Betsy Teutsch