You’ve taken the Two Dollar Challenge. Now what?
First, TAKE THE SIDEKICK PLEDGE and then…
Visit our partner /THE RULES
Poverty is about power, politics, and a system of rules that allows so few to capture so many of the benefits of economic growth. Poverty is human-made. And, it can be unmade by humans. That includes us. That is, if we choose to take up the task. But, this task is not the same task we been conditioned to believe it is. We will not end poverty by buying a pair of TOMS or inventing new gadgets for the developing world. Here’s what you can do…
Become a “Local Leader Supporter”
Review the resources below from one of our favorite development bloggers Jennifer Lentfer (founder of How Matters) and read her post in our Sidekick Blog Series titled 5 Ways Outsiders Can Support Local Leaders.
Wait. What?! Yeah, we know. It sounds inconsistent with our message. But, here’s the thing. We are not asking you to stop visiting communities around the world. We are, however, asking you to do it in a more responsible manner. So, check out the programs below from two organizations that share our ethos and our values.