• Video: Dignity, Stability, Productivity, and Power for Women in Ethiopia

    16 days ago - By Rick Steves

    While simple handouts can actually slow development, the most impactful aid helps people become more productive.
    I'm in Ethiopia, learning about how some of the world's poorest countries are developing, and studying the reasons for Ethiopia's impressive progress. I'm seeing the value of smart partnerships between caring governments and NGOs - and I'm learning that women are critical to development. (Sorry, men - but it's women who tend to be the ones dedicated to family, health, and fiscal responsibility.)
    Today we visited an inspiring organization called Women in Self Employment , which...
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