August 22, 2011

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Turning Change into Dollar$ -MicroLoans

Innovative business people and multi-national corporations like Danone Yogurt, are finding entrepreneurial ways to enrich themselves, while also helping others.   Some people call this social entrepreneurship, others social  business.  Whatever it is called, it IS working and our challenge is to spread the word. This blog will spotlight for profit businesses and/or practices that […]

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August 12, 2011

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Turning Change into Dollar$

Martha Matilda Harper touched many people’s lives, including mine. While she and I were both entrepreneurs, she created a business that incorporated social change by purposely creating franchising and putting poor women into ownership roles. For me, my social change activities were separate from my business. As a result of discovering Harper and her innovative […]

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August 3, 2011

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Welcome: Discover the Buried Story of the Creator of Modern Franchising

Harper’s  franchising system empowered and enriched poor women, as well as herself! •Servant Girl Creates 500 Franchises Around the World Bound out into servitude from the time she was seven years old, Martha Matilda Harper knew she had to change her life. •From Suffrage to Franchising Susan B. Anthony while campaigning for suffrage cited Harper […]

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