100 Under $100 : One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women
100 Under $100: One Hundred Tools for Empowering Global Women is a comprehensive look at effective, low-cost solutions for helping women in the Global South out of poverty. Most books on this subject focus on one problem and one solution; author Betsy Teutsch instead spreads her net wide, sharing one hundred successful, proven paths out of poverty in eleven different sectors-including tech, public health, law, finance, and more-in a visually striking book full of images of vibrant, strong women farmers, health practitioners, entrepreneurs, and humanitarian tech stars doing exciting, cutting-edge work. Eye-opening and compelling, 100 Under $100 is an accessible entry point for globally-attuned readers excited about using a broad range of tools to empower women and help alleviate poverty in the developing world. ...
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"In 100 Under $100, writer, artist and activist Betsy Teutsch showcases creative, low-cost tools that are helping the world's most impoverished women improve their lives. You'll learn about $1 eye glasses, eco-toilet biogesters, biochar briquettes, and bike-powered machines to pump water or shell corn. Inspiring yet practical, lavishly illustrated and loaded with suggestions for reader engagement, this book is a goldmine for entrepreneurs, designers, philanthropists, and all who seek to expand opportunities for global women. I loved reading this book."...
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Betsy Teutsch is an artist, blogger, community organizer, and environmentalist who has enjoyed a successful career as an Judaica artist and entrepreneur. As Communications Director of GreenMicrofinance, she wrote about affordable, sustainable paths out of rural poverty. She has also served as a board member for the dynamic Shining Hope for Communities and the Kibera School for Girls, and founded three chapters of Dining For Women, a national network of giving circles meeting monthly to support of women's grassroots poverty alleviation initiatives. A Fargo, ND, native, she now lives with her husband in Philadelphia, PA. ...