Everywhere you look, industries are being disrupted. Is it possible to disrupt poverty? Can the same methods that are being used to disrupt industries, be used to disrupt poverty?
Poverty is large and complex. It's difficult to think about. Keep your heart open while you consider that...
...more than 800 million people live in extreme poverty.
...18,000 children will die today from poverty-related causes.
...But there are solutions.
Uber has disrupted the transportation industry. Airbnb has disrupted the hospitality industry. We can use these same market forces to disrupt poverty.
That's what social entrepreneurs do. They use these same disruptive business models, accelerated by technology. They take on injustice. They impact society. They change the world.
On the podcast Social Entrepreneur, you can meet the changemakers who are taking on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, starting with Goal 1: No Poverty. They are disrupting poverty.
You can find their stories here: tonyloyd.com/sdgs .
Join us. Together, we can disrupt poverty.