"It is now harder than ever for lower income working family households to access affordable credit." A new social enterprise has been launched in the UK to provide fairer loans for emergency purchases.
"I wish that Pakistan would become what it once was in the 50s and 60s." Ashoka fellow Qurat-Ul-Ain Bakhtiari explains why shaking up Pakistan's education system and empowering its young people is key to a more peaceful future.
Harvard Business School economist Michael Porter says that social progress measurement should promote accountability and presents a new Index that aims to fill in the gaps of GDP led development measurement initiatives.
The Real Lettings Property Fund is tackling homelessness in a different way. It has provided secure tenancies in its own properties for 240 of London's homeless people to date, and has now closed to new investors.